Shatapatraka, Śatapatraka, Śātapatraka, Shata-patraka: 3 definitions


Shatapatraka 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 terms Śatapatraka and Śātapatraka can be transliterated into English as Satapatraka or Shatapatraka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Sushruta samhita, Volume I

Śatapatraka (शतपत्रक)—Sanskrit word for a bird. This animal is from the group called Pratuda (which peck). Pratuda itself is a sub-group of the group of animals known as Jāṅghala (living in high ground and in a jungle).

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śātapatraka (शातपत्रक).—Moonlight.

Derivable forms: śātapatrakaḥ (शातपत्रकः).

See also (synonyms): śātapatrakī.

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Śatapatraka (शतपत्रक).—the wood-pecker.

Derivable forms: śatapatrakaḥ (शतपत्रकः).

Śatapatraka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śata and patraka (पत्रक).

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

Śatapatraka (शतपत्रक).—m.

(-kaḥ) The wood-pecker. E. kan added to the last, q. v.

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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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