Aryarupa, Arya-rupa, Āryarūpa: 4 definitions


Aryarupa 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āryarūpa (आर्यरूप).—a. having only the form of an Āryan, a hypocrite, impostor; आर्यरूपमिवानार्यं कर्मभिः स्वैर्विभावयेत् (āryarūpamivānāryaṃ karmabhiḥ svairvibhāvayet) Ms.1.57.

Āryarūpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ārya and rūpa (रूप).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āryarūpa (आर्यरूप) or Āryyarūpa.—mfn.

(-paḥ-pā-paṃ) A hypocrite, an impostor. E. ārya and rūpa semblance.

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

1) Āryarūpa (आर्यरूप):—[=ārya-rūpa] [from ārya] a mfn. having only the form or appearance of an Āryan or honest one, [Manu-smṛti x, 57.]

2) [v.s. ...] b m. having the appearance of an Āryan, [Manu-smṛti x, 57]

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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. 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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