Shopha, aka: Śopha; 4 Definition(s)


Shopha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Śopha can be transliterated into English as Sopha or Shopha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Śopha (शोफ):—A Sanskrit technical term translating to “swelling”, and is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā and the Suśruta-saṃhitā. Śopha is a symptom (rūpa) considered to be due to involvement of kapha-doṣa (aggravated kapha).

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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Marathi-English dictionary

śōpha (शोफ).—m S Swelling or swollenness, tumefaction. 2 Flabbiness or bloatedness.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

Śopha (शोफ).—[śu-phan] Swelling, tumour, intumescence.

Derivable forms: śophaḥ (शोफः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śopha (शोफ).—m.

(-phaḥ) Intumescence, swelling. E. śu to go, aff. phan .

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