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रूपक

rūpaka [ rUpaka ]


mfn. having form, figurative, metaphorical, illustrating by figurative language cf. Sāh

m. a partic. coin ( prob. a rupee ) cf. Var. cf. Pañcat. etc.

( in music ) a kind of measure cf. Saṃgīt. ( cf. -tāla )

( rū'pakā ), f. a female fox or jackal cf. AV. xi, 9, 15 [ cf. Zd. urupi ]

( ikā ), f. swallow-wort, Asclepias Lactifera

n. form, figure, shape, appearance ( mostly ifc., with f. ā, = having the form of, composed or consisting of, similar to ) cf. MBh. cf. Kāv. etc.

image, likeness cf. AitBr. cf. Kathās

feature, sign, symptom cf. W.

kind, species cf. MaitrUp.

( in rhet. ) a figure of speech, metaphor, comparison, simile ( esp. one in which iva, vat etc. are omitted, e.g. bāhu-latā, ' a creeper-like arm ', paṇi-padma, ' a lotus-like hand '

there are 3 or 4 varieties of Rūpaka, e.g. the ardha-r°, ' partial metaphor ', khaṇḍa-r°, ' imperfect metaphor ', and lalāma-r°, ' flowery metaphor ' ) cf. Kāvyâd. cf. Sāh. etc. ( cf. IW. 458 )

a drama, play, theatrical performance ( esp. of the principal class, as opp. to the upa-rūpakas or inferior dramas

of the former there are 10 species including the Nāṭaka or higher order of play and the Prahasana or farce ) cf. Daśar. cf. Sāh. etc. ( cf. IW. 471 )

a partic. weight ( = 3 Guñjās ) cf. L.

= mūrta or dhūrta cf. L.




rūpaka-tāla [ rUpakatAla ]

n. ( in music ) a kind of measure cf. Gīt. ( w.r. -tala )



rūpaka-nṛtya [ rUpakanRtya ]

n. ( in music ) a kind of dance cf. Saṃgīt



rūpaka-paribhāṣā [ rUpakaparibhASA ]

f. N. of wk.



rūpaka-rūpaka [ rUpakarUpaka ]

n. a partic. kind of Rūpaka ( metaphor ) cf. Kāvyâd



rūpaka-vākya [ rUpakavAkya ]

n.



rūpaka-śabda [ rUpakazabda ]

m. a figurative expression cf. MW.



rūpakâkhya-ṣaḍ-aṅga [ rUpakAkhyaSaDaGga ]

n. N. of a collection of Mantras