Tarakaripu, Tārakaripu, Taraka-ripu: 2 definitions


Tarakaripu 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.

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

Tārakaripu (तारकरिपु).—m. an epithet of Kārtikeya; जेयस्तारकसूदनो युधि करक्रीडत्कुठारस्य च (jeyastārakasūdano yudhi karakrīḍatkuṭhārasya ca) P. R.4.16. (For other senses, see under tṝ).

Derivable forms: tārakaripuḥ (तारकरिपुः).

Tārakaripu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tāraka and ripu (रिपु). See also (synonyms): tārakāri, tārakajit, tārakavairin, tārakasūdana.

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

Tārakaripu (तारकरिपु):—[=tāraka-ripu] [from tāraka > tāra] m. = -jit, [Mahāvīra-caritra ii, 35.]

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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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