Supadhupaka, Sūpadhūpaka, Supa-dhupaka: 2 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sūpadhūpaka (सूपधूपक).—asa-foetida.

Derivable forms: sūpadhūpakam (सूपधूपकम्).

Sūpadhūpaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sūpa and dhūpaka (धूपक). See also (synonyms): sūpadhūpana.

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

Sūpadhūpaka (सूपधूपक):—[=sūpa-dhūpaka] [from sūpa] n. ‘flavouring sauce’, Asa Fetida, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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