Ūrmikā

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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Urmika, UrmikA, UUrmikaa


Ūrmikā means the attribute of being a wave.

Gender

Ūrmikā is a feminine form.

It is derived as ūrmi + kan affix in the sense of being the quality of wave. Also in the sense of illuminating the waves. Hemacandra notes the synonyms as Utkanta, bhṛṅganāda, vastrabhaṅga, aṅgulīyaka, vīcī.


References

  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu