Kulapurusha, aka: Kula-purusha, Kulapuruṣa; 3 Definition(s)

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Kulapurusha 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.

The Sanskrit term Kulapuruṣa can be transliterated into English as Kulapurusa or Kulapurusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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kulapuruṣa (कुलपुरुष).—m (S) A An ancestor, any of one's progenitors. A male of the same race or tribe.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kulapuruṣa (कुलपुरुष).—m An ancestor.

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

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Kulapuruṣa (कुलपुरुष).—

1) a respectable or high-born man; कुश्चुम्बति कुलपुरुषो वेश्याधरपल्लवं मनोज्ञमपि (kuścumbati kulapuruṣo veśyādharapallavaṃ manojñamapi) Bh.1.59.

2) an ancestor.

Derivable forms: kulapuruṣaḥ (कुलपुरुषः).

Kulapuruṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kula and puruṣa (पुरुष).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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