Sripa, Sṛpā, Shripa: 5 definitions

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Sripa 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 Sṛpā can be transliterated into English as Srpa or Sripa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Sṛpā (सृपा).—A river in the Vindhyas.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 32.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Śrīpā (श्रीपा):—[=śrī-pā] [from śrī] mfn. preserving fortune, [Siddhānta-kaumudī]

2) Sṛpa (सृप):—[from sṛp] m. the moon, (cf. sṛpra), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of an Asura (cf. sṛma), [Harivaṃśa]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Sṛpa (सृप) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sūa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sripa in German

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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

Śrīpa (ಶ್ರೀಪ):—[noun] = ಶ್ರೀನಾಥ [shrinatha].

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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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