Limpaka, Limpāka: 8 definitions

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Limpaka 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara

Limpāka (लिम्पाक) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—Rājaśekhara in his Kāvyamīmāṃsā places this region in northern India. However some of the think this with the Lapo of Hiuen Thsang and Lambotoe of Ptolemy or the present Lamghan. This is a small tract of country lying along the northern bank of the Kābul river and bounded on the west and east by Ālingar and Kunar rivers and on the north by the snowy mountains.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Limpāka (लिम्पाक).—[lip ākan pṛṣo°]

1) The citron or lime tree.

2) An ass.

-kam A citron or lime.

Derivable forms: limpākaḥ (लिम्पाकः).

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

Limpāka (लिम्पाक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. The lime tree, (Citrus acida.) “pātilebura gācha .” 2. An ass. E. lipi to smear, aff. kākan .

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

Limpāka (लिम्पाक).—m. 1. The lime tree, Citrus acida. 2. An ass.

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

1) Limpāka (लिम्पाक):—[from lip] m. an ass, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a citron or lime tree (n. its fruit), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Limpāka (लिम्पाक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. Lime tree; ass.

[Sanskrit to German]

Limpaka 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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