Pratikupa, Pratikūpa, Prati-kupa: 3 definitions
Pratikupa 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
Pratikūpa (प्रतिकूप).—a moat, ditch.
Derivable forms: pratikūpaḥ (प्रतिकूपः).
Pratikūpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prati and kūpa (कूप).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-paḥ) A moat, a ditch. E. prati implying little, and kūpa a well.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratikūpa (प्रतिकूप):—[=prati-kūpa] m. a moat, ditch, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, 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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