Sapta, Shapta, Śapta: 9 definitions

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Sapta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Śapta can be transliterated into English as Sapta or Shapta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Sapt.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sapta (सप्त).—a (S) Seven.

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

sapta (सप्त).—a Seven.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śapta (शप्त).—p. p.

1) Cursed; निशम्य शप्तमतदर्हं नरेन्द्रम् (niśamya śaptamatadarhaṃ narendram) Bhāg.1. 18.41.

2) Sworn.

3) Reviled, abused; (see śap).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śapta (शप्त).—mfn.

(-ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) 1. Cursed. 2. Sworn. 3. Abused. m.

(-ptaḥ) A sort of grass, (Saccharum cylindricum.) E. śap to curse, aff. kta .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śapta (शप्त).—[adjective] cursed, conjured; [neuter] curse, oath.

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Sāpta (साप्त).—[neuter] the number seven.

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Sāpta (साप्त).—[neuter] the number seven.

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

1) Śapta (शप्त):—[from śap] mfn. idem, [Suparṇādhyāya; Mahābhārata] etc. (-vat mfn. = [perfect tense] śaśāpa, [Mahābhārata])

2) [v.s. ...] adjured, conjured, [Rāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] sworn, taken as an oath, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] m. Saccharum Cylindricum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] n. a curse, imprecation, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Kāṭhaka]

6) [v.s. ...] an oath, [Rāmāyaṇa]

7) Sapta (सप्त):—[from saptan] ifc. (cf. tri-ṣapta, tri-sapta) and in [compound] for saptan, seven

8) [v.s. ...] mfn. = tama, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

9) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Viṣṇu, [Viṣṇu-smṛti, viṣṇu-sūtra, vaiṣṇava-dharma-śāstra iii, 44] (where sapta mahā-bhāga may be two words; cf. sapta-mahā-bh).

10) Sāpta (साप्त):—1. sāpta n. or sāpta ([from] saptan, of which it is also the Vṛddhi form in [compound]) the number seven, a heptade, [Ṛg-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

11) a team of seven horses ([according to] to others m. and a proper Name), [Ṛg-veda viii, 55, 5.]

12) 2. sāpta n. ([from] sapti) a horse-race, running-match for horses or the prize given for one, [Ṛg-veda ii, 19, 7.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śapta (शप्त):—(ptaḥ) 1. m. A sort of grass. a. Cursed; sworn by.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Śapta (शप्त):—

1) adj. und n. s. u. śap . —

2) m. Saccharum cylindricum [Śabdacandrikā im Śabdakalpadruma]

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Sapta (सप्त):—= saptan in triṣapta, trisapta .

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Sāpta (साप्त):—1. (von saptan) [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 1, 61] (varge). adj. siebenfältig, n. Siebenzahl: ratnāni.triḥ sāptāni [Ṛgveda 1, 20, 7.] sa.ta sāptāni [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 5, 4, 7, 5.] [Scholiast] zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 1, 61.] [Śāṅkhāyana’s Brāhmaṇa 14, 5.] Hierher wohl auch (oxyt.): a.māntribhiḥ sā.tebhiravatam dreimal siebenmal [Vālakhilya 11, 5.]

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Sāpta (साप्त):—

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sapta (सप्त) [Also spelled sapt]:—(a) seven; (nm) the number seven; ~[ka] octave; the seven notes in music; an aggregate of seven; ~[daśa] seventeen; the number seventeen; ~[padī] the ceremony of seven circumambulations of the sacred sacrificial fire as an integral part of the Hindu wedding process; ~[bhuvana] see ~[loka; ~ma] seventh; ~[] the seventh day of each half of a lunar month; the locative case (in Grammar); ~[rṣi] Ursa Major; the seven sages ([marīci, atri, aṃgirā, pulaha, ṛtu, pulastya, vasiṣṭha); ~loka]the seven worlds ([bhūloka, bhuvarloka, svarloka, maharloka, janaloka, tapoloka, satyaloka); ~svara] the seven notes of music ([sa re ga ma pa dha nī]).

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