Pingakapisha, aka: Piṅgakapiśā, Pinga-kapisha; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Piṅgakapiśā can be transliterated into English as Pingakapisa or Pingakapisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Piṅgakapiśā (पिङ्गकपिशा).—a species of cockroach.

Piṅgakapiśā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms piṅga and kapiśā (कपिशा).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Piṅgakapiśā (पिङ्गकपिशा).—f.

(-śā) A cockroach. E. piṅga tawny, and kapiśa brown.

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