Khopa, Khōpa: 3 definitions



Khopa means something in the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Traditional Architecture of the Kathmandu Valley

Khopa or Khopadesha is another name for Bhadgaun, an ancient kingdom of Nepal.—Despite the fact that parts of the town had been known for quite some time before, the actual “founding” under its present name of Bhadgaun or Bhaktapur only happened in the year 889 A.D. It is said that Raja Ananda Malla founded the town in the shape of Shiva’s drum Damaru.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

khōpa (खोप).—f A brood, breed, litter: also a breed or stock with reference to its run or general character. 2 The run (prevalence or spread) of any epidemic; as dēvīcī-tāpācī-gōvarācī-khōkalyācī- khōpa. v yē, cāla, cāla hō.

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khōpa (खोप) [or खोंप, khōmpa].—f A cottage or hut: also a hovel or a little and mean house. 2 A covered bird's nest.

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khōpā (खोपा).—m A bird's nest. 2 A hollow in a tree. 3 also khōmpā m A hood-form covering (of leaves of the Teak tree &c.) to shade plantlets. 4 Commonly ghōṅgatā. 5 The little recess or hollow in the front of a turban.

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

khōpa (खोप).—f A brood, litter. The run of an epidemic.

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khōpa (खोप).—f khōpaṭa n-ṭī-ḍī f A hut, a hovel.

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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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