Virupaka, Virūpaka: 10 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Virūpaka (विरूपक).—An asura. In days of old this asura had ruled over the world. (Mahābhārata, Śānti Parva, Chapter 227, Stanza 51).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Virūpaka (विरूपक).—The leader of the Rākṣasa clan—Nairṛtas, followers of Trayambaka: married Vikacā, daughter of Nīla: their issues were the awkward, disfigured and short figures known as Bhūmirākṣasas.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 143; Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 174.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Deformed, ugly.
2) Hideous, frightful, monstrous.
-kaḥ A nickname.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-pikā-kaṃ) 1. Frightful, hideous. 2. Deformed, misshapen. E. kan added to the last.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Virūpaka (विरूपक).—adj. 1. misshaped. 2. frightful, hideous, used as nickname, [Daśakumāracarita] in
Virūpaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vi and rūpaka (रूपक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Virūpaka (विरूपक).—[adjective] deformed, ugly.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Virūpaka (विरूपक):—[=vi-rūpaka] [from vi-rūpa] mf(ikā)n. deformed, ugly, frightful, hideous, [Vetāla-pañcaviṃśatikā]
2) [v.s. ...] unseemly, improper, [Kādambarī]
3) [v.s. ...] m. ‘Ugly’, Name of a man, [Daśakumāra-carita]
4) [v.s. ...] Name of an Asura, [Mahābhārata]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Virūpaka (विरूपक):—[(kaḥ-pikā-kaṃ) a.] Deformed; frightful; hideous.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Virūpaka (ವಿರೂಪಕ):—[adjective] impairing the form or shape of; deforming.
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Virūpaka (ವಿರೂಪಕ):—[noun] he who or that which impairs the form or shape of.
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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