गुप्त

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit गुप्त (gupta).

Adjective[edit]

गुप्त (gupt? — Urdu spelling: گپت

  1. secret; private; hidden, clandestine; confidential
  2. cryptic; mysterious

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Sanskrit[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: गुप्‧त

Adjective[edit]

गुप्त (gupta)

  1. guarded, protected (AV., etc.)
  2. hidden, secret (Bhartṛ., Pañcat., Kathās., etc.)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • In neuter nominative singular, गुप्तम् (guptam, guptam), has the adverbial sense of "secretly."
  • In neuter locative singular, गुप्ते (gupte, gutpe), has adverbial meaning of "in a secret place."
  • Commonly used as suffix to names of Vaishya.

Noun[edit]

गुप्त (guptam

  1. velvet bean, Mucuna pruriens (Suśr.)

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Proper noun[edit]

गुप्त (guptam

  1. the Gupta dynasty
  2. the era named after the Gupta dynasty, beginning ~320 AD.
  3. name of a woman (Pāṇ.)
  4. name of a Shakya princess (Buddh.)

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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, pages 0359, 1326