Indrapuṣpikā

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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Indrapuspika, IndrapuSpikA, Indrapushpikaa


Gender of word

Indrapuṣpikā is a feminine form

Origin

The word is derived by adding the affix kan to the word indrapuṣpā in svārtha.[1]

Synonyms

Indrapuṣpā is also known as indrapuṣpikā. In Hindi, it is known as viṣalāṅgalā.

Definition

  • Kalikārī tree (Methonica superba)[2]

References

  1. Svārtha means without any change in meaning.
  2. Rājanirghaṇṭa
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu