Yuthapa, Yūthapa, Yūthapā, Yutha-pa: 5 definitions

Introduction

Yuthapa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Yūthapā (यूथपा).—Dhūmra Parāśaras.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 201. 38.
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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

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

yūthapa : (m.) leader of a herd.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Yūthapa refers to: the leader of a herd Th. 2, 437 (elephants).

Note: yūthapa is a Pali compound consisting of the words yūtha and pa.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yūthapa (यूथप).—

1) the leader of a troop or band.

2) the head of a flock or herd (usually of elephants), a lordly elephant; मृगेन्द्रविक्रीडितयूथपा इव (mṛgendravikrīḍitayūthapā iva) Bhāg.4.1.2; गजयूथप यूथिकाशबलकेशी (gajayūthapa yūthikāśabalakeśī) V.4.46.

Derivable forms: yūthapaḥ (यूथपः).

Yūthapa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yūtha and pa (प). See also (synonyms): yūthanātha, yūthapati.

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

Yūthapa (यूथप).—m.

(-paḥ) The leader of a wild herd of elephants. E. yūtha a herd, and pa who protects: see the last.

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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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