Vyapa, Vyāpa: 4 definitions


Vyapa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vyāpa (व्याप).—m (Formed out of vi & āpa S) Frequenting or being at continually; living and acting in or at; constant occupiedness, versedness, or busiedness in, among, about. Ex. tanu dhana viṣa- yācā || sarva jō jō pasārā || amṛtaci pari mājhā || tyāmadhyēṃ vyāpa sārā ||. 2 Worldly business and bother; the business and fuss, toil and turmoil of human life. Pr. vyāpa titakā santāpa.

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

vyāpa (व्याप).—m Constant occupiedness. Worldly business and bother. Volume.

context information

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

Vyāpa (व्याप) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vāya.

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vyāpa (ವ್ಯಾಪ):—

1) [noun] a means of earning a living; a vocation; an occupation.

2) [noun] something that one studies, pursues with intense liking.

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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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