Pipilaka, Pipīlaka: 5 definitions
Pipilaka 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
Pipīlaka (पिपीलक).—A large black ant.
Derivable forms: pipīlakaḥ (पिपीलकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) A large black ant. f.
(-likā) The common small red ant. E. api, pīla to stop, ṇvul aff. and the initial rejected.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pipīlaka (पिपीलक).—[pipīla + ka], m., f. likā, An ant, Mahābhārata 13, 5476.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pipīlaka (पिपीलक):—[from pipīla] m. a large black ant, [Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata 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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