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WordReferenceGenderNumberSynonymsDefinition
karahāṭaḥMasculineSingularśiphākandaḥthe root of a lotus
śiphāFeminineSingularjaṭā
velā3.3.206FeminineSingularśiphā, bham, ādyam
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Devanagari
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śiphāf. a fibrous or flexible root (used for making whips etc.) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śiphāf. a lash or stroke with a whip or rod View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śiphāf. Name of a river ( also "a branch;a river;a mother;a tuft of hair on the crown of the head;the root of a water-lily;spikenard;turmeric;a sort of dill or fennel") . View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śiphādharam. "possessing fibres", a branch View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śiphākam. the root of a water-lily View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śiphākandam. n. the root of a water-lily View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śiphāruham. "growing from fibres which descend to the ground", the Banyan tree View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
pratiparṇaśiphāf. Anthericum Tuberosum View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
puṣkaraśiphāf. Costus Speciosus or Arabicus View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śākhāśiphāf. "branches-root", a root growing from a branches (as in the Indian Banyan tree equals avaroha-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
śākhāśiphāf. a creeper growing upwards from the root of a tree (according to to some) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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śiphā शिफा 1 A fibrous root; नीरन्ध्रपल्लवशिफानिभृतप्रकाण्डं सायं- तना भ्रसमशोभमशोकसालम् Rām. ch.5.22; Ms.9.23. -2 The root of a water-lily. -3 A root in general. -4 A stroke with a whip; शिफाश्चैवाप्नुयाद्दश Ms.8.369. -5 A mother. -6 A river. -7 Turmeric. -8 Spikenard. -Comp. -कन्दः, -न्दम् the root of a water-lily. -धरः a branch. -रुहः the (Indian) fig-tree.
śiphākaḥ शिफाकः The root of a water-lily. शिबिः(-विः) 1 A beast of prey. -2 The birch tree. -3 N. of a country (pl.); Mb.5.195.7. -4 N. of a king (who is said to have saved Agni in the form of a dove from Indra in the form of a hawk by offering an equal quantity of his own flesh weighed in a balance); शिबेरिव समुद्भूतं शरणागतरक्षया Mu.6.18.
     Macdonell Search  
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śiphā f. fibrous root (C.); stroke with a rod (C.); N. of a river (RV.1).
     Vedic Index of
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śiphā Is found in one passage of the Rigveda, where Sāyaṇa explains the word as the name of a river, quite a possible interpretation.
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śiphā noun (feminine) a fibrous or flexible root (used for making whips etc.) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a lash or stroke with a whip or rod (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a mother (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a river (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a tuft of hair on the crown of the head (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a river (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
spikenard (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the root of a water-lily (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
turmeric (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 7745/72933
śiphākanda noun (masculine neuter) the root of a water-lily (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 67598/72933
śiphāruha noun (masculine) the Banyan tree (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 67599/72933
pratiparṇīśiphā noun (feminine) a kind of plant
Frequency rank 58809/72933
śākhāśiphā noun (feminine) a creeper growing upwards from the root of a tree (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a root growing from a branches (as in the Indian Banyan tree) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 67415/72933
     Wordnet Search "śiphā" has 2 results.
     

śiphā

haridrā, harit, suvarṇā, kāñcanī, pītā, gaurī, svarṇavarṇā, kāverī, umā, śivā, dīrgharāgā, haladdī, pauñjā, pītavālukā, hemanāśā, rañjanī, bhaṅgavāsā, gharṣiṇī, pītikā, rajanī, mehaghnī, bahulā, varṇinī, rātrināmikā, niśāhvā, niśā, śarvarī, varavarṇinī, varṇadātā, maṅgalapradā, hemarāgiṇī, gharṣaṇī, janeṣṭā, kṛmaghnī, lasā, yāminī, varāṅgī, varā, varṇadātrī, pavitrā, haritā, viṣaghnī, piṅgā, maṅgalyā, maṅgalā, lakṣmīḥ, bhadrā, śiphā, śobhā, śobhanā, subhagāhvayā, śyāmā, jayantikā   

oṣadhiviśeṣaḥ asya pītavarṇīyāni mūlāni pākādiṣu vyañjanatvena upayujyante raktaśuddhikaratvāt te bheṣaje tathā ca dehavarṇavidhāyitvāt ca prasādhakeṣu api upayujyante।

samaye akṛtena siṃcanena haridrā śuṣkā jātā। / haridrā kapha-pittāstraśotha-kaṇḍuvraṇāpahā।

śiphā

haridrā, harit, suvarṇā, kāñcanī, pītā, gaurī, svarṇavarṇā, kāverī, umā, śivā, dīrgharāgā, haladdī, pauñjā, pītavālukā, hemanāśā, rañjanī, bhaṅgavāsā, gharṣiṇī, pītikā, rajanī, mehaghnī, bahulā, varṇinī, rātrināmikā, niśāhvā, niśā, śarvarī, varavarṇinī, varṇadātā, maṅgalapradā, hemarāgiṇī, gharṣaṇī, janeṣṭā, kṛmaghnī, lasā, yāminī, varāṅgī, varā, varṇadātrī, pavitrā, haritā, viṣaghnī, piṅgā, maṅgalyā, maṅgalā, lakṣmīḥ, bhadrā, śiphā, śobhā, śobhanā, subhagāhvayā, śyāmā, jayantikā   

oṣadhimūlaviśeṣaḥ। haridrā nāma oṣadheḥ pītavarṇīyāni mūlāni ye janaiḥ pākādiṣu vyañjanatvena upayujyante। raktaśuddhikaratvāt te bheṣaje tathā ca dehavarṇavidhāyitvāt ca prasādhakeṣu upayujyante।

haridrāyāḥ lepena tvakśuddhiḥ bhavati।









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