Autsukya: 17 definitions


Autsukya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Autsuky.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Autsukya (औत्सुक्य, “impatience”).—One of the thirty-three ‘transitory states’ (vyabhicāribhāva), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 7. These ‘transitory states’ accompany the ‘permanent state’ in co-operation. The term is used throughout nāṭyaśāstra literature. It is also known as Utsuka. (Also see the Daśarūpa 4.8-9)

Source: Natya Shastra

Autsukya (औत्सुक्य, “impatience”) is created by determinants (vibhāva) such as separation from beloved persons, remembering them, sight of a garden and the like. It is to be represented on the stage by consequents (anubhāva) such as sighs, thinking with downcast face, sleep, drowsiness, desire for lying down and the like.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Kavyashastra (science of poetry)

Source: Shodhganga: Bhismacaritam a critical study

Autsukya (औत्सुक्य) refers to one of the different Bhāvas employed in the Bhīṣmacarita (Bhishma Charitra) which is a mahākāvya (‘epic poem’) written by Hari Narayan Dikshit.— The example of autsukya-bhāva is VI.20.—Here we can observe the curiosity arose in the minds of people to see Devavrata coming to Hastināpura. They all have got so eager to see the prince Devavrata and hence the deep sense of eagerness is depicted in the present example.

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Kavyashastra (काव्यशास्त्र, kāvyaśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian tradition of poetry (kavya). Canonical literature (shastra) of the includes encyclopedic manuals dealing with prosody, rhetoric and various other guidelines serving to teach the poet how to compose literature.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Autsukya (औत्सुक्य):—Excitement

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Autsukya (औत्सुक्य) refers to “eagerness”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.27 (“Description of the fraudulent words of the Brahmacārin”).—Accordingly, as Pārvatī said to Śiva (in guise of a Brahmacārin): “O great Brahmin, listen to my story entirely. What my friend has said just now is the whole truth, not otherwise. I am telling you the truth and not a lie. Śiva has been wooed by me, by mind, speech and action as well as by means of ascetic feelings. I know that it is an inaccessible object. How can I attain it? Still out of my eagerness [i.e., autsukya] I am performing this penance”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

autsukya (औत्सुक्य).—n S Impatience, eagerness, precipitance.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Autsukya (औत्सुक्य).—[utsuka-ṣyañ]

1) Anxiety, uneasiness; हृदयं चैव सौमित्रे अस्वस्थमिव लक्षये । औत्सुक्यं परमं चापि (hṛdayaṃ caiva saumitre asvasthamiva lakṣaye | autsukyaṃ paramaṃ cāpi) Rām.7. 46.15.

2) Ardent desire, eagerness, zeal; औत्सुक्यमात्रमव- सादयति प्रतिष्ठा (autsukyamātramava- sādayati pratiṣṭhā) Ś.5.6; अवसाययति (avasāyayati) v. l. औत्सुक्येन कृतत्बरा सहभुवा व्यावर्तमाना ह्रिया (autsukyena kṛtatbarā sahabhuvā vyāvartamānā hriyā) Ratnāvalī 1.2.

Derivable forms: autsukyam (औत्सुक्यम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Autsukya (औत्सुक्य).—n.

(-kyaṃ) Anxiety, perturbation, regret. E. utsuka anxious, ṣyañ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Autsukya (औत्सुक्य).—i. e. utsuka + ya, I. n. 1. Perturbation, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 1, 4. 2. Desire, Mahābhārata 3, 114. Ii. instr. yena, adverbially, Quickly, [Pañcatantra] 35, 9; 95, 25.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Autsukya (औत्सुक्य).—[neuter] longing, desire; p. vant.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Autsukya (औत्सुक्य):—n. ([from] ut-suka), anxiety, desire, longing for, regret, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.

2) eagerness, zeal, fervour, officiousness, [Pañcatantra; Kathāsaritsāgara]

3) impatience, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa; Pratāparudrīya]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Autsukya (औत्सुक्य):—(kyaṃ) 1. n. Anxiety.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Autsukya (औत्सुक्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ussukka, Ussuga, Ussuya.

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Autsukya in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Autsukya (औत्सुक्य) [Also spelled autsuky]:—(nm) see [utsukatā].

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Autsukya (ಔತ್ಸುಕ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] the fact of having an ardent feeling or showing keen desire; impatience or anxiousness; eagerness.

2) [noun] a strong desire (esp. to know what, whom, how etc. of something); intense desire; zeal.

3) [noun] a troubled feeling; anxiety; uneasiness.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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