Asrikpa, Asṛkpa, Asrij-pa, Asṛkpā: 6 definitions


Asrikpa 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 terms Asṛkpa and Asṛkpā can be transliterated into English as Asrkpa or Asrikpa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Asṛkpa (असृक्प) or Asṛkpā (असृक्पा).—'a blooddrinker', a Rākṣasa.

Derivable forms: asṛkpaḥ (असृक्पः), asṛkpāḥ (असृक्पाः).

Asṛkpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms asṛj and pa (प).

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

Asṛkpa (असृक्प).—mf.

(-kpaḥ-kpā) A Rakshasa, an imp or goblin of malicious propensities. E. asṛj blood, and pa who drinks: these demons eat flesh, human or animal.

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

Asṛkpa (असृक्प):—[=asṛk-pa] [from asṛk > asṛj] m. ‘drinking blood’, a Rākṣasa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Asṛkpa (असृक्प):—[asṛk-pa] (paḥ-pā) 1. m. f. An imp.

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Asrikpa in German

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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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