दीपिका

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit दीपिका (dīpikā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: दी‧पि‧का

Noun[edit]

दीपिका (dīpikāfUrdu spelling دیپکا

  1. light
  2. lamp

Synonyms[edit]

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

दीपिका (dīpikāf

  1. light, lamp, lantern
  2. moonlight
  3. "illustrator" or "illustration" at the end of titles of books (compare कुलदीपिका (kula-dīpikā), गूढार्थदीपिका (gūḍhā-rtha-dīpikā), त्रैलोक्यदीपिका (trailokya-dīpikā)) and also alone, name of works
  4. Ptychotis ajowan (possibly Trachyspermum ammi) or the root of Calmus
  5. (music) name of a रागिणी (rāgiṇī)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0481