Haripa, Harīpa: 4 definitions


Haripa 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

harīpa (हरीप) [or फ, pha].—m ( A) A rival or an enemy; an opponent, antagonist, or unfriendly competitor, esp. as powerful. Pr. garibāśīṃ garība hariphāśīṃ harīpha. Also a powerful and formidable man generally as an adversary. Ex.ātāṃ dēvā kōṭhēṃ jāśī || gāṇṭha paḍalī haripāśīṃ ||. 2 Used, as the words gōhō or ghōva, vastāda, māratā pīra &c., in the sense of Match, masterer, man for.

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

harīpa (हरीप) [-pha, -फ].—m A rival; an opponent.

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

Haripā (हरिपा):—[=hari-pā] [from hari] mfn. drinking the yellow (Soma), [Ṛg-veda]

[Sanskrit to German]

Haripa 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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