Upasarpa: 3 definitions
Upasarpa 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.
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1) Approach, access.
2) Following a person.
3) An elephant in the third year; दृढतररदपङ्क्तिश्चोप- सर्पस्तृतीये (dṛḍhatararadapaṅktiścopa- sarpastṛtīye) Mātaṅga L.5.4.
Derivable forms: upasarpaḥ (उपसर्पः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Upasarpa (उपसर्प):—[=upa-sarpa] a etc. See upa-√sṛp.
2) [=upa-sarpa] [from upa-sṛp] b m. approaching, approach, sexual approach, [Mahābhārata iii, 2513] (= upa-sasarpa, [Nīlakaṇṭha]; erroneous for upa-sṛpya, [Boehtlingk & Roth’s Sanskrit-Woerterbuch])
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 coming closer or drawing nearer; an approach.
2) [noun] a following of another person.
3) [noun] a person who attends or serves; an attendant.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Upasarpana, Upasarpaniya.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Upasarpa, Upa-sarpa; (plurals include: Upasarpas, sarpas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 10.18.10 < [Sukta 18]
Triple Stream < [July – September, 1995]
Matangalila and Hastyayurveda (study) (by Chandrima Das)
Summary of the Mātaṅgalīlā < [Chapter 1]