Oshthapallava, Oṣṭhapallava, Oshtha-pallava: 4 definitions
Oshthapallava 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.
The Sanskrit term Oṣṭhapallava can be transliterated into English as Osthapallava or Oshthapallava, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Oṣṭhapallava (ओष्ठपल्लव).—a sprout-like or tender lip.
Derivable forms: oṣṭhapallavaḥ (ओष्ठपल्लवः), oṣṭhapallavam (ओष्ठपल्लवम्).
Oṣṭhapallava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms oṣṭha and pallava (पल्लव).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-vaṃ) A lip or the lips. E. oṣṭha and pallava a new shoot.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Oṣṭhapallava (ओष्ठपल्लव):—[=oṣṭha-pallava] [from oṣṭha] n. ‘lip-bud’, a lip.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Oṣṭhapallava (ओष्ठपल्लव):—[oṣṭha+pallava] (vaṃ) 1. n. Idem.
2) [oṣṭha-pallava] (vaṃ) 1. n. Idem.
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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