Upapatra, Upapātra: 3 definitions
Upapatra 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.
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upapātra (उपपात्र).—n (S) A small drinking vessel.
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.
Upapātra (उपपात्र):—[=upa-pātra] n. a subsidiary vessel, [Monier-Williams’ Buddhism xiii, ]n. 1.
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.
1) [noun] a modified leaf, usually small and scale-like, sometimes large and brightly coloured, from whose axil grows a flower or inflorescence; a bract.
2) [noun] a sheathing bract, usu. a conspicuous one enclosing a spadix.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Ends with: Dhupapatra.
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