Vairupya, Vairūpya: 10 definitions

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Vairupya 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vairūpya (वैरूप्य).—A Sāma;1 from the face of Brahmā,2 helped Supratīka elephant to get sārūpya.3

  • 1) Vāyu-purāṇa 9. 51.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 8. 52.
  • 3) Ib. III. 7. 341.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vairūpya (वैरूप्य).—n S Badness of features or form, ugliness.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vairūpya (वैरूप्य).—[virūpasya bhāvaḥ ṣyañ]

1) Deformity, ugliness; वैरूप्यपौनरुक्त्येन भीषणां तामयोजयत् (vairūpyapaunaruktyena bhīṣaṇāṃ tāmayojayat) R.12.4.

2) Difference or diversity of form.

Derivable forms: vairūpyam (वैरूप्यम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vairūpya (वैरूप्य).—n.

(-pyaṃ) 1. Deformity. 2. Difference of form, &c. E. virūpa, ṣyañ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vairūpya (वैरूप्य).—i. e. vi-rūpa + ya, n. 1. Deformity, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 466; [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 12, 40. 2. Difference of form.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vairūpya (वैरूप्य).—[neuter] variety, difference; deformity.

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

1) Vairūpya (वैरूप्य):—[from vairūpa] n. multiplicity of form, diversity, difference, [Mahābhārata; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa; Bṛhad-āraṇyaka-upaniṣad [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) [v.s. ...] deformity, ugliness, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Yājñavalkya etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vairūpya (वैरूप्य):—(pyaṃ) 1. n. Deformity.

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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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