Vip: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vip (विप्).—1 U. (vepayati-te) To throw, cast. See वेप् (vep).

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Vip (विप्).—m.

1) A praiser, singer of hymns.

2) A wise man. -f.

1) Praise, a hymn.

2) A finger.

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

Vip (विप्).—r. 10th cl. (vepayati-te) To throw.

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

Vip (विप्).—† vyap Vyap, i. 10, [Parasmaipada.] To throw.

— With the prep. pra pra, To spend, [Pañcatantra] Ms. Berol. 4, b (pravepyamāno, v. r. of praveśyamāno, Kos. ed. orn. 3, 14; cf. Götting. Gel. Anz. 1862, p. 1362).

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

Vip (विप्).—1. vepate (ti) tremble, quake, vibrate; [Causative] vepayati shake, agitate.

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Vip (विप्).—2. [adjective] agitated, inspired. [feminine] switch, rod, staff (of an arrow).

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

1) Vip (विप्):—1. vip (or vep) [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] ([Dhātupāṭha x, 6]) vepate ([Epic] also ti; p. vipāna, [Ṛg-veda]; [perfect tense] vivepe [grammar]; vivipre, [Ṛg-veda]; [Aorist] avepiṣṭa, [Brāhmaṇa]; [future] vepitā, vepiṣyate [grammar]; [infinitive mood] vepitum, [ib.]),

—to tremble, shake, shiver, vibrate, quiver, be stirred, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to start back through fear, [Pañcarātra; Kathāsaritsāgara] :

—[Causal] vipayati or vepayati ([Aorist] avīvipat), to cause to tremble or move, shake, agitate, [Ṛg-veda]; etc.

2) cf. [Latin] vibrare; [Gothic] weipan; [German] wīfen, weifen, Wipfel [English] whiffle.

3) 2. vip mfn. inwardly stirred or excited, inspired, [Ṛg-veda]

4) f. ‘easily moved or bent, flexible (?)’, a switch, rod etc., the shaft (of an arrow), the rods (which form the bottom of the Soma filter, and support the straining cloth), [Ṛg-veda]

5) a finger, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska ii, 5.]

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Vip 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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