Lepaka: 5 definitions
Lepaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A plasterer, mason, white-washer.
2) One who moulds or models.
Derivable forms: lepakaḥ (लेपकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Lepaka (लेपक).—(Sanskrit Lex. id.), plasterer, layer of mortar: in lists of craftsmen, Mahāvastu iii.113.17; 443.4.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) A bricklayer, a plasterer. E. lip to smear, (Chunam,) ṇvul aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Lepaka (लेपक):—[from lip] mfn. (ifc.) = lepa (See a-lepaka)
2) [v.s. ...] m. a plasterer, bricklayer, one who moulds or models, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Part 4 - Ambadeva A.D. (1273-1335) < [Chapter XIX - The Kayasthas (A.D. 1220-1320)]
Part 22 - Opilisiddhi (A.D. 1224) < [Chapter XX - The Telugu Cholas (Chodas)]
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)