Ricchara, Ṛccharā: 3 definitions


Ricchara 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 Ṛccharā can be transliterated into English as Rcchara or Ricchara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Richchhara.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ṛccharā (ऋच्छरा).—Ved.

1) A fetter.

2) The part of an animal's leg between the fetlock joint and the hoof; Av.1. 9.23.

3) A harlot.

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

Ṛccharā (ऋच्छरा).—f.

(-rā) A harlot, a courtezan. E. ṛcch to go, ara Unadi affix, and ṭāp for the fem.

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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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