Shurpakhari, Śūrpakhārī, Shurpa-khari: 2 definitions
Shurpakhari 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 Śūrpakhārī can be transliterated into English as Surpakhari or Shurpakhari, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Śūrpakhārī (शूर्पखारी).—a kind of measure (= 16 droṇas).
Śūrpakhārī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śūrpa and khārī (खारी).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śūrpakhārī (शूर्पखारी):—[=śūrpa-khārī] [from śūrpa > śūrp] f. a [particular] measure (= 16 Droṇas), [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]
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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