Vipancika, Vipañcikā: 5 definitions


Vipancika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vipañcikā (विपञ्चिका).—

1) A lute.

2) Play, sport, pastime.

See also (synonyms): vipañcī.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vipañcika (विपञ्चिक).—m., regularly pl. (to Sanskrit vipañcayati; compare prec., also vaipañcaka, °cika, °canika), soothsayer; regularly preceded (like its relatives just listed) by parallel naimittika, both usually qualifying a preceding brāhma- ṇā(ḥ): brāhmaṇā ye naimittikā °kāś (mss.) Divyāvadāna 319.14. 16, similarly 391.5; 475.5.

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Vipañcikā (विपञ्चिका).—[, Senart's em. for vevādika, q.v.; cited in one Sanskrit Lex., [Boehtlingk and Roth].]

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

Vipañcikā (विपञ्चिका).—f.

(-kā) A lute. E. kan fem. form, added to the next.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Vipañcikā (विपञ्चिका) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—mīm. Oppert. 2433.

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

1) Vipañcikā (विपञ्चिका):—[=vi-pañcikā] [from vi] a f. = next, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of [work]

3) Vipañcika (विपञ्चिक):—[=vi-pañcika] [from vi-pañcaya] m. a soothsayer, [Divyāvadāna]

4) Vipañcikā (विपञ्चिका):—[=vi-pañcikā] b vi-patāka etc. See p. 951, col. 2.

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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. 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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