Vapiha, aka: Vāpiha, Vapi-ha, Vāpīha; 2 Definition(s)

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Vāpiha (वापिह) or Vāpīha (वापीह).—the Chātaka bird.

Derivable forms: vāpihaḥ (वापिहः), vāpīhaḥ (वापीहः).

Vāpiha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāpi and ha (ह).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vāpīha (वापीह).—m.

(-haḥ) The Chataka, a bird, (Cuculus melanoleucos.) E. vāpī a pool, to abandon, aff. ka; drinking rain water only.

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