Bhupa, Bhūpa, Bhu-pa: 14 definitions

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Bhupa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Bhup.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Bhūpa (भूप) refers to a “prince”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 3), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “The Sun when he changes his course from north to south and when in his usual condition will bring on prosperity and increase of crops; but when he undergoes a change either in his usual course or in his usual appearance he causes fear to mankind. Even on other than new-moon days the Ketu named Tvaṣṭā eclipses the solar disc. Then seven princes [i.e., sapta-bhūpa] and their subjects will perish by the sword, by fire and by famine”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Bhūpa.—(IA 7-1-2), ‘sixteen’. Note: bhūpa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhūpa (भूप).—m (S) A king. 2 or bhūpakalyāṇa m A rāga or musical mode.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bhūpa (भूप).—m A king.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhūpa (भूप).—

1) a sovereign, ruler, king.

2) a term for number 'sixteen'.

Derivable forms: bhūpaḥ (भूपः).

Bhūpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhū and pa (प).

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

Bhūpa (भूप).—m.

(-paḥ) A sovereign, a prince, a king. E. bhū the earth, to cherish, aff. ka .

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

Bhūpa (भूप).—[bhū-pa] (vb. 3. ), m. A king, prince, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 193, 22.

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

Bhūpa (भूप).—[masculine] earth-protector, king.

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

1) Bhūpa (भूप):—[=bhū-pa] m. ‘earth-protector’, a king, prince, [Varāha-mihira; Pañcatantra; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] a term for the number sixteen, [Gaṇitādhyāya]

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

Bhūpa (भूप):—[bhū-pa] (paḥ) 1. m. A sovereign.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhupa 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bhūpa (भूप) [Also spelled bhup]:—[[~ti]] (nm) a king, an emperor.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhūpa (ಭೂಪ):—

1) [noun] = ಭೂನಾಥ [bhunatha].

2) [noun] an unmanageable, uncontrollably self-willed man.

3) [noun] (math.) a symbol for the number sixteen.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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