Rupopajivana, Rūpopajīvana, Rupa-upajivana: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rūpopajīvana (रूपोपजीवन).—the gaining a livelihood by a beautiful form; रङ्गावतरणं चैव तथा रूपोपजीवनम् (raṅgāvataraṇaṃ caiva tathā rūpopajīvanam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.294.5. (com. rūpopajīvanaṃ jalamaṇḍapiketi dākṣiṇātyeṣu prasiddham | yatra sūkṣma- vastraṃ vyavadhāya carmamayairākārai rājāmātyādīnāṃ caryā pradarśyate).

Derivable forms: rūpopajīvanam (रूपोपजीवनम्).

Rūpopajīvana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rūpa and upajīvana (उपजीवन).

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

Rūpopajīvana (रूपोपजीवन):—[from rūpa > rūp] n. the gaining a livelihood by a beautiful form, [Mahābhārata]

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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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