Kurppasaka, Kūrppāsaka: 2 definitions


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

Kūrppāsaka (कूर्प्पासक).—mn.

(-kaḥ-kaṃ) A bodice, a jacket with short sleeves worn next the body, by woman especially. E. kūrpara the elbow, ās to abide, ghañ affix, and ra dropped, kūrppāsa, see the preceding: again, kan pleonastic affix added.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kūrppāsaka (कूर्प्पासक):—[(kaḥ-kaṃ)] 1. m. n. The bodice.

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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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