Vipsa, Vīpsā, Vipsā: 9 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vīpsā (वीप्सा).—Complete application to all the different parts; comprehensive inclusion of every part or unit; desire to occupy completely; cf. व्याप्तिविशेषविषया प्रयोक्तुरिच्छा वीप्सा । नानावा-चिनामधिकरणानां क्रियागुणाभ्यां युगपत्प्रयोक्तुर्व्या-प्तुर्व्याप्तुमिच्छा नानाभूतार्थवाचिनां शब्दानां यान्य-धिकरणानि वाच्यानि तेषां क्रियागुणाभ्यां युगपत्प्रयो-क्तुमिच्छा वीप्सा (vyāptiviśeṣaviṣayā prayokturicchā vīpsā | nānāvā-cināmadhikaraṇānāṃ kriyāguṇābhyāṃ yugapatprayokturvyā-pturvyāptumicchā nānābhūtārthavācināṃ śabdānāṃ yānya-dhikaraṇāni vācyāni teṣāṃ kriyāguṇābhyāṃ yugapatprayo-ktumicchā vīpsā); e.g. ग्रामो ग्रामो रमणीयः । (grāmo grāmo ramaṇīyaḥ |) Kāś on P.VIII.1.4. For details see Mahābhāṣya on P.VIII.1.1 and 4.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vīpsā (वीप्सा).—f S Distributive comprehension or occupation; application or aspect unto the whole in the disposition of its parts or particulars; the bearing upon the whole or all in the several and successive order. 2 Often used in the sense of dvirukti Repetition of a command, speech, or word.

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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

Vipsā (विप्सा).—See वाप्सा (vāpsā).

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Vīpsā (वीप्सा).—

1) Pervasion.

2) Repetition of words to imply continuous or successive action; as in the example वृक्षं वृक्षं सञ्चति (vṛkṣaṃ vṛkṣaṃ sañcati); वीप्सायां द्विरुक्तिः (vīpsāyāṃ dviruktiḥ).

3) Repetition in general.

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

Vipsā (विप्सा).—f.

(-psā) Repetition, succession: see vīpsā .

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Vīpsā (वीप्सा).—f.

(-psā) 1. Several or successive order, the arrangement of things or properties each by each, or in succession. as vṛkṣaṃ vṛkṣaṃ siñcati, he waters tree after tree. 2. Pervasion. E. vi before ap to go, or get, desiderative form, ac aff.

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

Vīpsā (वीप्सा).—i. e. vi-īpsa, desider. of āp, + a, f. 1. Successive order, [Pāṇini, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] viii. 1, 4. 2. Repetition.

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

Vīpsā (वीप्सा).—[feminine] repetition, succession ([grammar]).

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

1) Vipsā (विप्सा):—f. = vīpsā, repetition, succession, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) Vīpsā (वीप्सा):—[from vīps] f. ‘the desire of pervading’ (with any property or quality simultaneously or continuously), several or successive order or series, distributiveness, repetition ([especially] repetition of words to imply continuous or successive action; e.g. vṛkṣaṃ vṛkṣaṃ siñcati, he waters tree after tree; mandam mandaṃ nudati pavanaḥ, ‘gently, gently breathes the wind’ cf. [Pāṇini 8-1, 4; Vāmana’s Kāvyālaṃkāravṛtti v, 2, 87]), [Atharvaveda-prātiśākhya; Pāṇini; Śaṃkarācārya]

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

1) Vipsā (विप्सा):—(psā) 1. f. Repetition.

2) Vīpsā (वीप्सा):—(psā) 1. f. Successive order, one after another.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vipsa in German

context information

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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