Supa, Sūpa: 13 definitions


Supa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Google Books: Manusmṛti with the Manubhāṣya

Sūpa (सूप).—According to Hemādri (Śrāddha, p. 1372), ‘sūpa’ is a special preparation of Mudga and other grains cooked with rice, and culled ‘barānna’, and ‘śāka’ for cooked roots, fruits, leaves etc.; the particle ‘ca’ includes other rich kinds of food, milk-rice, cakes, and so forth. (also see Manusmṛti 3.226.)

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Sushruta samhita, Volume II

Sūpa (सूप, “soup”).—A salted decoction of any substance seasoned with spices is called Supa while the one unsalted and unseasoned is called Yusha. In preparing the soup of any pulse, all husks should be carefully thrashed out and the grain should be slightly fried before boiling.

Also see Sushruta-samhita, Cikitsastha Chapter IX: The medical treatment of cutaneous affections.

Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Sūpa (सूप) refers to “soup”, according to the Aṣṭādhyāyi VI.2.128, and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Of the pulse preparations, kulmāṣa is the most prominent one among the common people. It is prepared by stewing beans and mixing them with a little guḍa and oil. Aṣṭādhyāyi says another preparation of pulse called as sūpa (soup).

Vālmīkirāmāyaṇa (Ayodhyākāṇḍa 91.67 ) describes a liquid spicy preparation known as sūpa, which was prepared with fruit juices.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sūpa : (m.) curry.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Sūpa, (Vedic sūpa, cp. Ags. sūpan=Ger. saufen; Ohg. sūf=soup) broth, soup, curry Vin. II, 77, 214 sq.; IV, 192; D. I, 105; S. V, 129 sq. (their var. flavours); A. III, 49 (aneka°); J. II, 66; Vism. 343. samasūpaka with equal curry Vin. IV, 192. Also nt. Vin. I, 23921 (-āni) and f. sūpi J. IV, 352 (bidalasūpiyo); sūpavyañjanaka a vessel for curry and sauce Vin. I, 240.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sūpa (सूप).—n (śūrpa S) A scuttle-form basket for sifting corn. Pr. bharalyā gāḍyāsa sūpa jaḍa kāya. 2 A large wooden scoop swinging on framework, to supply water for irrigation from a low stream or pond. supā ēvaḍhēṃ kāḷīja A monstrously enlarged heart (through joy or delight). sūpa phaḍaphaḍaṇēṃ or vājaṇēṃ (vivāhānta &c.) To rattle or emit its sound;--used of the sifting fan on being struck (with a samīdha &c.) This, at marriages and certain other ceremonies, is the signal that the whole business is concluded.

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

sūpa (सूप).—n A scuttle-form basket for sifting corn. supāēvaḍhēṃ kāḷīja A monstrously

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sūpa (सूप).—[sukhena pīyate, su-pā ghañarthe ka pṛṣo° Tv.]

1) Broth, soup; सूपं भूयिष्ठमन्नीष्वं नाद्य मांसं यथा पूरा (sūpaṃ bhūyiṣṭhamannīṣvaṃ nādya māṃsaṃ yathā pūrā) Mb.12.29.128; न स जानाति शास्त्रार्थं दवीं सूपरसानिव (na sa jānāti śāstrārthaṃ davīṃ sūparasāniva) Subhāṣ.; Ms.3.226.

2) A sauce, condiment; पच्यन्तां विविधाः पाकाः सूपान्ताः पायसादयः (pacyantāṃ vividhāḥ pākāḥ sūpāntāḥ pāyasādayaḥ) Bhāg.1.24.26;11.27.34.

3) A cook.

4) A pan, vessel.

5) An arrow.

6) Split pease.

Derivable forms: sūpaḥ (सूपः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Sūpa (सूप).—m. (= Sanskrit Lex. id.; AMg. sūva), cook: Mahāvastu ii.478.12, 17 (sūpa-mahattarakaṃ pṛcchati), 19, 20 (āgan- tuko sūpo); 479.1 (so sūpo) and ff.; iii.126.15 (tehi sūpehi …niveditaṃ). All prose.

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

Sūpa (सूप).—m.

(-paḥ) 1. Sauce, condiment. 2. Soup, broth. 3. A cook. 4. A vessel. 5. An arrow. E. ṣu to bear, pa Unadi aff.; the vowel made long.

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

Sūpa (सूप).—m. 1. Broth, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 226; soup. 2. Sauce. 3. A cook. 4. A vessel. 5. An arrow.

— Cf. [Old High German.] suf; [Old Norse.] sup; [Anglo-Saxon.] supan; [Old High German.] sūfan, saufjan.

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

Sūpa (सूप).—[masculine] soup, broth.

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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. 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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