Udarapishaca, aka: Udara-pishaca, Udarapiśāca; 2 Definition(s)


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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 dictionary

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udarapiśāca (उदरपिशाच).—m S A term for a voracious and indiscriminate eater.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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