Saptadvipa, Saptadvīpa, Sapta-dvipa, Saptadvīpā, Saptan-dvipa: 13 definitions



Saptadvipa 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.

Saptadvipa has 12 English definitions available.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Saptadvipa in Sanskrit glossary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Saptadvīpa (सप्तद्वीप):—1. am Anf. eines comp. die sieben Inseln der Erde so v. a. die ganze Erde: prasādhaka [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 127, 32.] pati [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 18, 46.] dvīpeśvara [23, 23.]

--- OR ---

Saptadvīpa (सप्तद्वीप):—2. adj. (f. ā) aus sieben Inseln bestehend: vasuṃdharā u.s.w. [Weber’s Indische Studien 9, 77.] [Patañjali] in [MAHĀBH.] lith. Ausg. [16,b.] [Mahābhārata 8, 4735.] [Harivaṃśa 1616.] [Śākuntala 192.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 53, 11.] [Oxforder Handschriften 3], b, [No. 24. 48], b, 1. dharāpati [24,b,29.]

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.

Discover the meaning of saptadvipa in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: