Upakicaka, Upakīcaka: 4 definitions


Upakicaka 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Upakichaka.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Upakīcaka (उपकीचक).—

1) A relation or follower of Kīchaka.

2) The army of Virāṭa under Kīchaka.

3) A subbranch of a Bamboo tree; cf. the paronomastic quotation विराटनगरे राजन् कीचकादुपकीचकम् (virāṭanagare rājan kīcakādupakīcakam) (where virāṭa can be separated as viḥ + āṭa, meaning a bird wandered).

Derivable forms: upakīcakaḥ (उपकीचकः).

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

Upakīcaka (उपकीचक):—[=upa-kīcaka] m. a follower of Kīcaka, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German]

Upakicaka in German

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