काव्य

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit काव्य (kāvyá)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

काव्य (kāvyamUrdu spelling کاویہ

  1. poem
  2. poetry

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From कवि (kaví).

Adjective[edit]

काव्य (kāvyá)

  1. endowed with the qualities of a sage or poet, descended or coming from a sage, prophetic, inspired, poetical
  2. coming from or uttered by the sage उशनस् (uśanas)
  3. of the planet शुक्र (śukra, Venus)

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Noun[edit]

काव्य (kāvyám

  1. a patronymic of उशनस् (uśanas)
  2. a class of Manes
  3. the descendants of कवि (kavi)
  4. name of a female fiend (= पूतना (pūtanā))

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Noun[edit]

काव्य (kāvyán

  1. wisdom, intelligence, prophetic inspiration, high power and art (often in plural)
  2. (poetry) poem, poetical composition with a coherent plot by a single author (opposed to an इतिहास (itihāsa))
  3. term for the first tetrastich in the metre षट्पद (ṣaṭ-pada)
  4. (drama) a kind of drama of one act
  5. a kind of poem (composed in Sanskrit interspersed with Prakrit)
  6. happiness, welfare

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0280
  • Arthur A. Macdonell, A practical Sanskrit dictionary with transliteration, accentuation, and etymological analysis throughout, London: Oxford University Press, 1893, page 068
  • Horace Hayman Wilson, A dictionary in Sanscrit and English, 2nd ed., Calcutta: Education Press, Circular Road, 1832, page 219
  • Carl Capeller, A Sanskrit-English dictionary, based upon the St. Petersburg lexicons, London: Luzac & Co., 1891, page 120