Shepa, Śēpa, Śepa: 10 definitions


Shepa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, biology. 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 Śēpa and Śepa can be transliterated into English as Sepa or Shepa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śēpa (शेप).—f ē ( H) Anise-seed, Pimpinella anisum or Anethum sowa.

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śēpa (शेप) [or शेंप, śēmpa].—f ī or ē A tail.

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śēpā (शेपा) [or प्या, pyā].—a (śēpa) Smelling of Anise-seed--a mango &c. 2 Epithet of a kind of rice.

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sēpa (सेप).—&c. down to sēvaī See in order under śē.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

śēpa (शेप).—f A nise-seed.

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śēpa (शेप).—śēmpaf A tail.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śepa (शेप).—n.,

-śephaḥ, -pham, -śephas n

1) The penis; बृहच्छेफाण्डपिण्डिकाः (bṛhacchephāṇḍapiṇḍikāḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.7.39.

2) A testicle.

3) A tail.

Derivable forms: śepaḥ (शेपः).

See also (synonyms): śepas.

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

Śepa (शेप).—m.

(-paḥ) 1. The penis. 2. A testicle. E. śī to sleep, pan aff.: see śephas; also read śepas n. (-paḥ) .

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

Śepa (शेप).—śepha śepha, and sepha sepha, m. The penis.

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

Śepa (शेप).—[masculine] penis or tail.

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

1) Śepa (शेप):—m. (said to be [from] √1. śī, and connected with śiva and √śvi) the male organ, penis, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

2) a tail (cf. paru-cchepa, śu-naḥ-śepa), [Ṛg-veda]

3) cf. [Latin] cippus.

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

Śepa (शेप):—(paḥ) 1. m. The penis.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Śepa (शेप) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Cheppa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Shepa in German

context information

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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