Shakracapa, Śakracāpa, Shakra-capa: 3 definitions


Shakracapa 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 Śakracāpa can be transliterated into English as Sakracapa or Shakracapa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shakrachapa.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shakracapa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śakracāpa (शक्रचाप):—[=śakra-cāpa] [from śakra > śak] n. = -kārmuka, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] etc.

[Sanskrit to German]

Shakracapa in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shakracapa in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śakracāpa (ಶಕ್ರಚಾಪ):—

1) [noun] a luminous arc showing the prismatic colours, appearing opposite the sun during rain, caused by the reflection, double refraction and dispersion of the suṇs rays passing through the drops; a rainbow.

2) [noun] any similar effect or display of colours.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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