Sauptika: 10 definitions
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
sauptika (सौप्तिक).—a S Belonging or relating to sound sleep or sleep, somnolent, somniferous &c.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sauptika (सौप्तिक).—a. (-kī f.)
1) Connected with or relating to sleep.
-kam A night-attack, an attack on sleeping men; कृते प्रतिकृतं पश्य हतपुत्रा हि पाण्डवाः । सौप्तिके शिबिरं तेषां हतं सनरवाहनम् (kṛte pratikṛtaṃ paśya hataputrā hi pāṇḍavāḥ | sauptike śibiraṃ teṣāṃ hataṃ sanaravāhanam) || Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.9.51.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) Connected with or relating to sleep, somnolent, somniferous, &c. n.
(-kaṃ) Nocturnal combat, an attack on sleeping men. E. supta sleep, (or the hour of sleep,) and ṭhak aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sauptika (सौप्तिक).—i. e. supti + ika, I. adj. Somnolent, somniferous. Ii. n. Nocturnal combat, Mahābhārata 10, title.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sauptika (सौप्तिक).—[adjective] relating to sleep, nocturnal; [neuter] = seq.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sauptika (सौप्तिक):—mfn. ([from] supta) connected with or relating to sleep, nocturnal, [Mṛcchakaṭikā]
2) n. an attack on sleeping men, nocturnal combat, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sauptika (सौप्तिक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. Nocturnal combat. a. Somniferous, somnolent.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Sauptika (सौप्तिक):—(a) pertaining to sleep/slumber.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Sauptika (ಸೌಪ್ತಿಕ):—[adjective] connected with or relating to sleep.
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Sauptika (ಸೌಪ್ತಿಕ):—[noun] an assault on people sleeping.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text: Sauptikaparvan, Supta, Saushupta, Aishika, Sauptikavadha, Ashtadashaparvani, Prabhadraka, Kalaratri, Prayata, Uttamaujas, Pusha, Yudhamanyu, Shrutakirti, Shrutakarma, Prativindhya, Sutasoma, Bhaga, Matsya, Shatanika, Mahabharata.
Search found 11 books and stories containing Sauptika; (plurals include: Sauptikas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 31 - The Glory of Koṭitīrtha: Aśvatthāmā’s Liberation < [Section 1 - Setu-māhātmya]
Chapter 38 - The Greatness of Narmadeśvara (narmadā-īśvara-tīrtha) < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 27 - Pārvatī Enraged: The Origin of Gaṇeśa < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]
List of Mahabharata tribes (by Laxman Burdak)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)