Vilap: 5 definitions


Vilap means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vilap (विलप्).—1 P.

1) To say, speak.

2) To lament, moan, bewail, cry, weep; विललाप विकीर्णमूर्धजा (vilalāpa vikīrṇamūrdhajā) Kumārasambhava 4.4; विललाप स बाष्पगद्गदम् (vilalāpa sa bāṣpagadgadam) R.8.43,7; Bhaṭṭikāvya 6.11; तामिह वृथा किं विलपामि (tāmiha vṛthā kiṃ vilapāmi) Gītagovinda 3.

3) To prattle, talk idly, babble.

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

Vilap (विलप्).—wail, moan, chatter, talk confusedly or at random.

Vilap is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vi and lap (लप्).

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

Vilap (विलप्):—[=vi-√lap] [Parasmaipada] -lapati (rarely [Ātmanepada] [infinitive mood] -lapitum, or -laptum [present participle] -lapyat, [Mahābhārata vii, 2681]), to utter moaning sounds, wail, lament, bewail ([accusative] with or without prati), [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.;

—to speak variously, talk, chatter, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] :

—[Causal] -lāpayati, te, to cause to mourn or lament, [Atharva-veda] (cf. [Pāṇini 1-4, 52], [vArttika] 3 [Scholiast or Commentator]);

—to cause to speak much ([Ātmanepada]), [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya] :

—[Intensive] (only p. -lālapat), to talk idly, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vilap (विलप्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Jhaṃkha, Baḍabaḍa, Lālaṃpa, Vaḍavaḍa, Vilava.

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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

Vilap in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) lamentation, crying, weeping, wailing; ~[na] to lament, to cry, to weep, to wail..—vilap (विलाप) is alternatively transliterated as Vilāpa.

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