Alpacchada, Alpa-cchada, Alpacchāda: 3 definitions

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Alpacchada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Alpachchhada.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Alpacchada in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Alpacchada (अल्पच्छद) or Alpacchāda (अल्पच्छाद).—a. scantily clad; दूरादेव महाजनस्य विहरत्यल्पच्छदो लज्जया (dūrādeva mahājanasya viharatyalpacchado lajjayā) Mṛcchakaṭika 1.37.

Alpacchada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms alpa and cchada (च्छद).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Alpacchada (अल्पच्छद).—[adjective] scantily clad.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Alpacchada (अल्पच्छद):—[=alpa-cchada] [from alpa] a mfn. scantily clad.

2) [v.s. ...] b mfn. scantily clad, [Mṛcchakaṭikā]

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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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