Arupa, Arūpa, Arūpā: 23 definitions


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Arupa has 22 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Arup.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Arūpa (अरूप):—(3. a + rūpa) adj. f. ā .

1) gestaltlos [ŚVETĀŚV. Upakośā 3, 10.] —

2) missgestaltet: imāmarūpāmasatīm [Rāmāyaṇa 3, 23, 43.]

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Arūpa (अरूप):—(3. a + rūpa)

1) farbund gestaltlos; davon nom. abstr. tva so v. a. Blindheit [Sânkhya Philosophy 35.] —

2) arūpatva das Missgestaltetsein [Kathāsaritsāgara 56, 410.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Arūpa (अरूप):—Adj. (f. ā) —

1) gestaltlos [Tāṇḍyabrāhmaṇa 24,1,3.] —

2) missgestaltet.

3) farblos , so v.a. dem Auge nicht zugänglich [Indische studien von Weber 9,164.]

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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 (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.

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