Campu, Campū: 14 definitions


Campu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

Campu has 12 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Champu.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Campū (चम्पू):—f. eine Gattung rednerischer Composition, Verse (padya) mit Prosa (gadya) gemischt [Colebrooke I, 105. 135.] [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 2, 22.] campurāmāyaṇa (sic) von [LAKṢMAṆA-KAVI] und campūbhārata von [ANANTA-BHAṬṬA-KAVI]; beide zu Pūṇa gedruckt [1852.] — Vgl. gaṅgā, nala, candraśekharacampūprabandha .

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Campū (चम्पू):—[kāvyādarśa.1,31.] [Sāhityadarpana 569.] [PRATĀPAR. 19,a,7. Z. 2 lies II, 105. 135 Stenzler I, 105. 135.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Campū (चम्पू):—f. eine Gattung von Compositionen , Verse mit Prosa gemischt.

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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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