Mulapurusha, Mūḷapuruṣa, Mūlapuruṣa, Mula-purusha: 7 definitions

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Mulapurusha 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 terms Mūḷapuruṣa and Mūlapuruṣa can be transliterated into English as Mulapurusa or Muliapurusha or Mulapurusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mūḷapuruṣa (मूळपुरुष).—m The head of a tribe; the founder of a race or family.

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

mūḷapuruṣa (मूळपुरुष).—m The founder of a race or family.

context information

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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mūlapuruṣa (मूलपुरुष).—'the stock-man', the male representative of a family.

Derivable forms: mūlapuruṣaḥ (मूलपुरुषः).

Mūlapuruṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mūla and puruṣa (पुरुष).

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

Mūlapuruṣa (मूलपुरुष).—m.

(-ṣaḥ) The male representative of a family.

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

Mūlapuruṣa (मूलपुरुष).—m. the last male of a race.

Mūlapuruṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mūla and puruṣa (पुरुष).

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

Mūlapuruṣa (मूलपुरुष).—[masculine] the representative of the (original) race.

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

Mūlapuruṣa (मूलपुरुष):—[=mūla-puruṣa] [from mūla > mūl] m. the male representative of a family, the last m° of a race, [Śakuntalā]

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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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