Upasparshana, Upasparśana: 9 definitions


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Upasparshana has 7 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Upasparśana can be transliterated into English as Upasparsana or Upasparshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Upasparśana (उपस्पर्शन):—(wie eben) n.

1) das Berühren [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 5, 25.] [Medinīkoṣa Nalopākhyāna 231.] (grahaṇe) aśakya upasparśanam [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 5, 10, 20. 6, 9, 11.] —

2) das Baden [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] [Mahābhārata 3, 1542.] tatropasparśnaṃ kṛtvā [8053.] [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 25, 22.] tadupasparśanaṃ puṇyaṃ gacchantam bharadvājam der da ging um dort zu baden [5, 3, 14.] —

3) das Ausspülen des Mundes [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 7, 4, 32. 12, 4, 31.] [Śāṅkhāyana’s Gṛhyasūtrāṇi 1, 9, 3.] — Vgl. upasparśa .

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

Upasparśana (उपस्पर्शन):—n.

1) das Berühren [Saṃhitopaniṣad 42,5.] udakopa [Gautama's Dharmaśāstra 19,15.24,4.26,10.] —

2) Abwaschung , Bad.

3) Ausspülung des Mundes.

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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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