Udarapishaca, Udarapiśāca, Udara-pishaca: 4 definitions
Udarapishaca means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
The Sanskrit term Udarapiśāca can be transliterated into English as Udarapisaca or Udarapishaca, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Udarapishacha.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
udarapiśāca (उदरपिशाच).—m S A term for a voracious and indiscriminate eater.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Udarapiśāca (उदरपिशाच).—a. [udare tatpūrtau piśāca iva] gluttonous, voracious (having a devilish appetite).
-caḥ a glutton.
Udarapiśāca is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms udara and piśāca (पिशाच).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-caḥ-cā-caṃ) A glutton, voracious, one who devours every thing, flesh, fish, &c. E. udara and piśāca a demon, who is a devil for his belly.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Udarapiśāca (उदरपिशाच):—[=udara-piśāca] [from udara] m. ‘stomach-demon’, voracious, a glutton, one who devours everything (flesh, fish etc.), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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