Upahasaspada, Upahāsāspada, Upahasa-aspada: 5 definitions


Upahasaspada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Upahasaspad.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Upahasaspada in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

upahāsāspada (उपहासास्पद).—n S (upahāsa & āspada Place or seat.) A laughing-stock; a butt for ridicule.

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

upahāsāspada (उपहासास्पद).—n A laughing-stock, a butt of ridicule.

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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 dictionary

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

Upahāsāspada (उपहासास्पद).—laughing-stock, butt of ridicule.

Derivable forms: upahāsāspadam (उपहासास्पदम्).

Upahāsāspada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms upahāsa and āspada (आस्पद). See also (synonyms): upahāsapātra.

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

Upahāsāspada (उपहासास्पद):—[from upa-hāsa > upa-has] n. a laughing-stock.

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Upahasaspada in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Upahāsāspada (उपहासास्पद) [Also spelled upahasaspad]:—(a) ridiculous, absurd, worth being laughed at; hence ~[] (nf).

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