Shakragopa, Śakragopa, Shakra-gopa: 6 definitions
Shakragopa 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 Śakragopa can be transliterated into English as Sakragopa or Shakragopa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Śakragopa (शक्रगोप).—a kind of red insect; cf. इन्द्रगोप (indragopa); अविरलविततेव शक्रगोपैररुणित- नीलतृणोलपा धरित्री (aviralavitateva śakragopairaruṇita- nīlatṛṇolapā dharitrī) Kirātārjunīya 1.3.
Derivable forms: śakragopaḥ (शक्रगोपः).
Śakragopa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śakra and gopa (गोप).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-paḥ) An insect of a red colour, “indragopa”, (Coccinella or ladybird of various species.) E. śakra Indra, go light, &c., pā to preserve, aff. ka; or śakraṃ śakradhanurgāpāyati samavarṇatvāt gupa-aṇ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śakragopa (शक्रगोप):—[=śakra-gopa] [from śakra > śak] m. the cochineal insect (cf. indra-g), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śakragopa (शक्रगोप):—[śakra-gopa] (paḥ) 1. m. An insect of a red colour; ladybird.
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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.
Śakragōpa (ಶಕ್ರಗೋಪ):—[noun] an insect of the family of Lampyridae, whose abdomens usu. glow with a luminescent light; fire-fly.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Shakra, Gopa.
Starts with: Shakragopaka.
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