Shishupalaka, Śiśupālaka: 4 definitions

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Shishupalaka 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 Śiśupālaka can be transliterated into English as Sisupalaka or Shishupalaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Śiśupālaka (शिशुपालक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A king: see the last. 2. A plant, (Nauclea cordifolia.) E. śiśu child, pāla who or what pleases or cherishes, aff kan .

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

1) Śiśupālaka (शिशुपालक):—[=śiśu-pālaka] [from śiśu] m. ‘protector of children’, Name of a king (= śiśu-pāla), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] the plant Nauclea Cordifolia, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Śiśupālaka (शिशुपालक):—[śiśu-pālaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. Idem; a plant, Nauclea cordifolia.

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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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