Gopha, Gōpha: 3 definitions


Gopha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, biology. 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Gopha [गॊफा] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Leucas aspera (Willd.) Link from the Lamiaceae (Mint) family. For the possible medicinal usage of gopha, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gōpha (गोफ).—m An ornament for the neck. It is of gold, silver, twisted silk &c. 2 Applied, hence, to a braided whip, platted cord or tie, or to a stout twist gen.

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gōphā (गोफा).—m (gulpha S) The ankle. 2 The hairknot (of women).

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

gōpha (गोफ).—m An ornament for the neck. A plaited cord.

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gōphā (गोफा).—m The ankle. The hair-knot (of women).

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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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