Supti, Shupti: 14 definitions



Supti 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Supti (सुप्ति, “sleep”) is a Sanskrit technical term translating to “numbness” or “paraesthsia”. It is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā.

Source: Easy Ayurveda: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms

Supti (Numbness, feeling of crawling ants) and Manda ruk (low intensity pain or less pain) mentioned in the context of Kaphaja Vatashonita lakshanas (Signs and symptoms of Vatashonita manifested by contamination of Kapha)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Supti (सुप्ति):— Numbness

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

supti (सुप्ति).—f S Sleeping. 2 Drowsiness. 3 Numbness.

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

supti (सुप्ति).—f Sleeping. Drowsiness. Numbness.

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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

Supti (सुप्ति).—f. [svap-ktin]

1) Sleep, sleepiness, drowsiness.

2) Insensibility, paralysis, numbness.

3) Trust, confidence.

4) A dream.

Derivable forms: suptiḥ (सुप्तिः).

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

Supti (सुप्ति).—f.

(-ptiḥ) 1. Sleep, sleeping. 2. Numbness, insensibility, paralysis. 3. Drowsiness, sleepiness. 4. Trust, confidence. E. ṣvap to sleep, aff. ktin .

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

Supti (सुप्ति).—i. e. svap + ti, f. 1. Sleeping, sleep. 2. Drowsiness. 3. Numbness, insensibility. 4. Confidence, trust.

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

Śupti (शुप्ति).—[feminine] shoulder.

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Supti (सुप्ति).—[feminine] sleep.

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

1) Śupti (शुप्ति):—f. ([probably]) the shoulder ([according to] to [Sāyaṇa] = mukha), [Ṛg-veda i, 51, 5.]

2) cf. [Zend] supti.

3) Supti (सुप्ति):—[from supta] a f. sleep, ([especially]) deep sleep, [Śaṃkarācārya; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] sleepiness, drowsiness, [Pratāparudrīya]

4) [v.s. ...] numbness, insensibility, paralysis, [Suśruta]

5) [v.s. ...] carelessness, confidence (= viśrambha), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [from svap] b See p.1230, [columns] 1, 2.

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

Supti (सुप्ति):—(ptiḥ) 2. f. Sleep; numbness; paralysis; drowsiness; confidence.

[Sanskrit to German]

Supti in German

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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

Supti (सुप्ति):—(nf) sleep, slumber.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Supti (ಸುಪ್ತಿ):—

1) [noun] the state of being asleep.

2) [noun] forgetfulness; unmindfulness; obliviousness.

3) [noun] (rhet.) carelessness, as one of the thirty three minor sentiments.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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