Ashuphala, Āśuphala, Ashu-phala: 2 definitions


Ashuphala 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.

The Sanskrit term Āśuphala can be transliterated into English as Asuphala or Ashuphala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āśuphala (आशुफल).—A kind of weapon.

Derivable forms: āśuphalaḥ (आशुफलः).

Āśuphala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āśu and phala (फल).

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

Āśuphala (आशुफल):—[=āśu-phala] [from āśu] m. a kind of weapon, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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