स्वप्न

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit स्वप्न (svapna)

Noun[edit]

स्वप्न (svapnmUrdu spelling سوپن

  1. dream
  2. sleep

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Indo-European *swépnos, *súpnos (dream), which both are derived from Proto-Indo-European *swep-. Cognates include Latin somnus, Ancient Greek ὕπνος (húpnos) and Old English swefn (English sweven).

Noun[edit]

स्वप्न (svápnam

  1. sleep, sleeping
    • RV 7.86.6
      न स सवो दक्षो वरुण धरुतिः सा सुरा मन्युर्विभीदकोचित्तिः |
      अस्ति जयायान कनीयस उपारे सवप्नश्चनेदन्र्तस्य परयोता ||
      na sa svo dakṣo varuṇa dhrutiḥ sā surā manyurvibhīdakoacittiḥ |
      asti jyāyān kanīyasa upāre svapnaścanedanṛtasya prayotā ||
      Not our own will betrayed us, but seduction, thoughtlessness, Varuṇa wine, dice, or anger.
      The old is near to lead astray the younger: even sleep removeth not all evil-doing.
  2. sleepiness, drowsiness
  3. sleeping too much, sloth, indolence
  4. dreaming, dream

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