Sopanaparampara, Sopānaparaṃparā, Sopana-parampara: 2 definitions

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[«previous next»] — Sopanaparampara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sopānaparaṃparā (सोपानपरंपरा).—a flight of steps, a stair-case; वापी चास्मिन् मरकतशिलाबद्धसोपानमार्गा (vāpī cāsmin marakataśilābaddhasopānamārgā) Meghadūta 78; समारुरुक्षुर्दिवमायुषः क्षये ततान सोपानपरंपरामिव (samārurukṣurdivamāyuṣaḥ kṣaye tatāna sopānaparaṃparāmiva) R.3.69; 6.3;16.56.

Sopānaparaṃparā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sopāna and paraṃparā (परंपरा). See also (synonyms): sopānamārga.

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

Sopānaparamparā (सोपानपरम्परा):—[=sopāna-paramparā] [from sopāna] f. = -paṅkti, [Raghuvaṃśa]

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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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