Sthulacapa, Sthūlacāpa, Sthula-capa: 5 definitions

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Sthulacapa 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Sthulachapa.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sthūlacāpa (स्थूलचाप).—a large bow-like instrument used in cleaning cotton.

Derivable forms: sthūlacāpaḥ (स्थूलचापः).

Sthūlacāpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sthūla and cāpa (चाप).

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

Sthūlacāpa (स्थूलचाप).—m.

(-paḥ) A large bow-like instrument used in cleaning cotton E. sthūla large, cāpa a bow.

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

Sthūlacāpa (स्थूलचाप):—[=sthūla-cāpa] [from sthūla > sthūl] [wrong reading] for tūla-c, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sthūlacāpa (स्थूलचाप):—[sthūla-cāpa] (paḥ) 1. m. A bow used in cleaning cotton.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sthulacapa 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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