Saprema, Saprēma: 4 definitions



Saprema means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

saprēma (सप्रेम).—a (S) Mingled with, accompanied by, or having love, affection, or fond and impassioned devotion. Ex. harikīrttana karitāṃ nitya || tēṇēṃ raṅga yēī adbhuta || sa0 nṛtya karitāti ||. This word is dear to the poets, occurring constantly in compounds such as saprēmakīrttana, sa0 bhakti, sa0 bhāva, sa0 stavana, sa0 bhajana, sa0 nāmōccāraṇa, sa0 dāna, sa0 darśana; also sa0 cumbana, sa0 āliṅgana, sa0 aśrupāta, sa0 pānhā, sa0 hṛdya, sa0 antaḥkaraṇa, sa0 bhāṣaṇa, sa0 kavana &c. Also saprēmavāṇī or -vāṇā for saprēma, and attached as above. saprēmadōrā The loving cord is, when simplified into prose, the cord of Krishn̤a's cradle. Ex. saprēmadōrā maga hālavitī || gōvinda dāmōdara mādhavētī ||.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

saprēma (सप्रेम).—a Having love, affection.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Saprema (सप्रेम).—and °maka, adj. (and subst. m.? Sanskrit saprema once in meaning taking delight (in, loc.); otherwise unrecorded; [bahuvrīhi], sa plus Sanskrit preman), friendly, friend: °makaḥ Mahāvyutpatti 2714; Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.53.8; 131.12; sapremān bhikṣūn anyāṃś ca sārdhavihāriṇaḥ prārabdho vaktum Divyāvadāna 237.5, (anyaiś ca) °makair bhikṣubhir 7.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Saprema (सप्रेम):—[=sa-prema] [from sa > sa-pakṣa] mf(ā)n. having love, affectionate, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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