Darpa: 6 definitions


Darpa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Darpa (दर्प).—A king of the family of Yayāti. (Bhāgavata, Skandha 9).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Darpa (दर्प).—Born of Dharma and Unnati.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 1. 51.

1b) A son of Lakṣmī.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 9. 8; Vāyu-purāṇa 10. 34.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

darpa (दर्प).—m (S) Pride. 2 Boldness, daringness, reckless ardor. 3 A strong and full odor. 4 Awe, an impression of mingled respect and fear.

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

darpa (दर्प).—m Pride. Boldness, daringness, reckless ardour. A strong and full odour; awe, an impression of mingled respect and fear.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Darpa (दर्प).—&c. See under दृप् (dṛp).

Derivable forms: darpaḥ (दर्पः).

See also (synonyms): darpaṇa, darpita.

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Darpa (दर्प).—[dṛp bhāve ghañ kartari ac vā]

1) Pride, arrogance, insolence, haughtiness; भृतो नार्तो न कुर्याद्यो दर्पात्कर्म यथोदितम् (bhṛto nārto na kuryādyo darpātkarma yathoditam) (sa daṇḍyaḥ) Ms.8.215; Bg.16.4.

2) Rashness.

3) Vanity, conceit.

4) Sullenness, sulkiness.

5) Heat.

6) Musk.

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

Darpa (दर्प).—m.

(-rpaḥ) 1. Pride, arrogance. 2. Musk. 3. Heat. E. dṛp to be proud, to inflame, affix bhāve ghañ, karttari ac vā .

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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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