Rup, Rūp: 11 definitions


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India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: Vernacular architecture of Assam with special reference to Brahmaputra Valley

Rup is a Karbi term referring to “a hanging shelf”.—It appears in the study dealing with the vernacular architecture (local building construction) of Assam whose rich tradition is backed by the numerous communities and traditional cultures.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rup (रुप्).—4 P. (rupyati)

1) To confound, disturb.

2) Ved. To suffer violent pain.

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Rūp (रूप्).—1 U. (rūpayati-te, rūpita)

1) To form, fashion.

2) To represent on the stage, act, gesticulate; रथवेगं निरूप्य (rathavegaṃ nirūpya) Ś.1.

3) To mark, observe carefully, behold, look at; सर्वेषामपि वस्तूनां भावार्थो भवति स्थितः । तस्यापि भगवान् कृष्णः किमतद्वस्तु रूप्यताम् (sarveṣāmapi vastūnāṃ bhāvārtho bhavati sthitaḥ | tasyāpi bhagavān kṛṣṇaḥ kimatadvastu rūpyatām) Bhāgavata 1.14.57.

4) To find out, seek.

5) To consider, ponder over.

6) To settle, fix upon.

7) To examine, investigate.

8) To feign.

9) To appoint.

1) To describe; सविस्मयं रूपयतो नभश्चरान् (savismayaṃ rūpayato nabhaścarān) Kirātārjunīya 8.26.

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

Rup (रुप्).—r. 4th cl. (rupyati) To confound, to perplex, to confuse.

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Rūp (रूप्).—r. 10th cl. (rūpayati-te) 1. To form, to express form, to represent shape, either to the eye or the understanding. 2. To represent in gesture, to act, to feign. With ni prefixed. 1. To discuss, to investigate. 2. To explain, to describe, to declare, to expound. 3. To represent. 4. To look out. 5. To Consider. 6. To appoint.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rup (रुप्).—i. 4, [Parasmaipada.] To confound (cf. lup).

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Rūp (रूप्).—i. 10 (rather a [denominative.] derived from rūpa), [Parasmaipada.] 1. To form, to represent in pantomime, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 6, 6; 12, 16; to notify by a gesture, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 47, 13. 2. To feign, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 12, 17.

— With the prep. ni ni, 1. To perform, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 38. 2. To represent in pantomime, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 5, 16; [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 29, 8. 3. To look out, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 39, 5; to see, 78, 11; to perceive, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 200, 10. 4. To consider, to pouder, [Hitopadeśa] 10, 3. 5. To investigate, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 39, 18; to examine, [Hitopadeśa] 99, 1. 6. To search, [Hitopadeśa] 68, 14. 7. To select, [Pañcatantra] 161, 10. 8. To appoint, 8, 24; 184, 8. nirūpita, 1. Seen. 2. Discovered. 3. Considered, Bhā- ṣāp. 124. 4. Ascertained, Bhāṣāp. 107. 5. Resolved, [Pañcatantra] 158, 18. 6. Appointed. Comp. Su-nirūpita, adj. 1. well-considered, [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 74. 2. well-searched, [Hitopadeśa] 91, 1. 3. wellascertained, [Hitopadeśa] 98, 15.

— With vi vi, To disfigure, [Hitopadeśa] 65, 1. virūpita, Deformed, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 67.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rup (रुप्).—1. rupyati have racking pain in the belly.

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Rup (रुप्).—2. [feminine] the earth.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Rup (रुप्):—1. rup (cf.lup) [class] 4. [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha xxvi, 125]) rupyati ([perfect tense] ruropa [Aorist] arupat etc. [grammar]), to suffer violent or racking pain (in the abdomen), [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Kāṭhaka];

—to violate, confound, disturb, [Dhātupāṭha] :—[Causal] ropayati ([Aorist] arūrupat), to cause acute or violent pain, [Atharva-veda];

—to break off, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa]

2) cf. [Latin] rumpere; [Anglo-Saxon] reófan; [German] roubôn, rauben; [English] reave.

3) 2. rup f. the earth, [Ṛg-veda] ([Sāyaṇa])

4) Rūp (रूप्):—([probably] [Nominal verb] [from] rūpa) [class] 10. [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha xxxv, 79]) rūpayati, to form, figure, represent ([especially] on the stage), exhibit by gesture, act, feign, [Harivaṃśa; Kāvya literature; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] etc.;

—to view, inspect, contemplate, [Kirātārjunīya viii, 26; Pāṇini 3-1, 25 [Scholiast or Commentator]];

— ([Ātmanepada] yate) to show one’s self, appear, [Vopadeva]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Rup (रुप्):—(ya) rupyati 4. a. To confound.

2) Rūp (रूप्):—(ka) rūpayati 10. a. To form, represent a form. With ni to discuss; describe; appoint.

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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 (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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Rup in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) form, shape, appearance; beauty; (good) looks, aspect; image; mould; type; ~[kara] make-up man; ~[gata]normal; ~[garvita] (a maiden) proud of (her) beauty; ~[citra] a portrait; -[tattva] formal element; ~[dhari] see [bahurupiya; ~paraka] morphological; formal; ~[maya] beautiful; hence ~[mayi] (feminine form); ~[vada/~vadita] formalism; ~[vadi] a formalist; formalistic; ~[vijnana] morphology; -[vidhana] form, formal structure; ~[vaijnanika] a morphologist; morphological; ~[shali] beautiful, handsome, good-looking; -[sajja] make-up..—rup (रूप) is alternatively transliterated as Rūpa.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Rup is another spelling for रूप [rūpa].—n. 1. form; body; appearance; figure; shape; beauty; 2. dress-up fashion; 3. image; idol;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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