Virapatta, aka: Vīrapaṭṭa, Vira-patta; 3 Definition(s)


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India history and geogprahy

Vīra-paṭṭa.—(SII 2; SITI), an ornament; a front plate, pro- bably a plate worn on the forehead by distinguished warriors. Note: vīra-paṭṭa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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vīrapaṭṭa (वीरपट्ट).—m S A warrior-fillet; a tiara or chaplet for the brows of a warrior.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

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Vīrapaṭṭa (वीरपट्ट).—a sort of military dress.

Derivable forms: vīrapaṭṭaḥ (वीरपट्टः).

Vīrapaṭṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vīra and paṭṭa (पट्ट).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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