m. [ku½ap-a], pit, hole; well: -ka, m. little well; -kâra, m. well-digger; -kûr ma, m. tortoise in a well=unsophisticated person; -khanana, n. digging of a well; -khânaka, m. well-digger;-kakra, n. water wheel; -dardura, m. frog in a well=unsophis ticated person; -yantra, n. water-wheel.
occurs in the Rigveda and later literature denoting an artificial hollow in the earth, or pit. In some cases they must have been deep, as Trita in the myth is said to have fallen into one from which he could not escape unaided.
noun (masculine neuter) cave (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
hole (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
hollow (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
leather oil vessel (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
mast (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
pit (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
post to which a boat or ship is moored (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
tree or rock in the midst of a river (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
well (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
[medic.] a kind of vapour-bath Frequency rank 2300/72933
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