Yupakarna, aka: Yūpakarṇa, Yupa-karna; 2 Definition(s)


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Yūpakarṇa (यूपकर्ण).—that part of the Yūpa which is sprinkled with ghee.

Derivable forms: yūpakarṇaḥ (यूपकर्णः).

Yūpakarṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yūpa and karṇa (कर्ण).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yūpakarṇa (यूपकर्ण).—m.

(-rṇaḥ) A part of a sacrificial post sprinkled with ghee. E. yūpa the post, karṇa the ear.

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