Shupaka, Śupakā: 4 definitions

Introduction:

Shupaka 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 Śupakā can be transliterated into English as Supaka or Shupaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śupakā (शुपका).—m P Commonly śipakā.

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supaka (सुपक).—a (supakka S) Well-cooked. supaka, as a household term, and of especial appertainment to the feminine department, has the implication of Fully and nicely dressed;--used of articles of food, but more especially of a cake that has received its tasty finish by griddle-application over the embers or by the side of a fire.

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

supaka (सुपक) [or supakka, or सुपक्क].—n Well-cooked, well-dress- ed; well-ripened.

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Sūpaka (सूपक).—(= prec. plus -ka; compare Pali sūpika), cook: kena °kena mamādya āhāro siddho Mahāvastu ii.478.17 (prose).

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Supāka (ಸುಪಾಕ):—

1) [noun] well-cooked, delicious food.

2) [noun] (myth.) name of a hell.

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Sūpaka (ಸೂಪಕ):—[noun] a male cook.

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Sūpaka (ಸೂಪಕ):—[noun] a kind of apparatus, made by interweaving strips of bamboo or made of metal, for winnowing; a winnow.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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