Rucita: 8 definitions


Rucita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Ruchita.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rucita (रुचित).—[ruc-kitac Uṇādi-sūtra 4.193] p. p.

1) Bright, shining.

2) Sweet, dainty.

3) Pleased, delighted.

4) Digested.

-tam an exclamation of satisfaction (used at a śrāddha); दैवे रुचितमित्यपि (daive rucitamityapi) (vācyam) Manusmṛti 3.254.

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

Rucita (रुचित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Sweet. 2. Sharpened, (as the appetite.) 3. Digested. 4. Bright, brightened. f.

(-tā) 5. A species of the Atijagati metre. E. ruc to please, Unadi aff. kitac .

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

Rucitā (रुचिता).—[ruci + tā], f. Interest, interested motives, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 12, 32.

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

Rucita (रुचित).—[adjective] shining, bright, splendid, beautiful, delicate, dainty.

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

1) Rucitā (रुचिता):—[=ruci-tā] [from ruci > ruc] a f. ([Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.) ([Rāmāyaṇa]) the having a taste or liking or desire for, taking pleasure in (ifc.; e.g. ārambha-ruci-tā, ‘fondness or taste for new enterprises’; cf. -samāna-r, hiṃsā-ruci-tva; adharma-ruci-tā, [Mahābhārata xiii, 5628] [wrong reading] adharme r).

2) Ruciṭa (रुचिट):—[from ruc] m. the son of a Kṣatriya and a Caṇḍālī, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Rucita (रुचित):—[from ruc] mfn. shone upon (by the sun etc.), bright, brilliant, glittering, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; ???]

4) [v.s. ...] pleasant, agreeable, [Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] sweet, delicate, dainty, [Uṇādi-sūtra iv, 185 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

6) [v.s. ...] sharpened (as appetite), [Horace H. Wilson]

7) [v.s. ...] digested, [ib.]

8) Rucitā (रुचिता):—[from rucita > ruc] b f. a kind of metre, [Horace H. Wilson] ([probably] [wrong reading] for rucirā)

9) Rucita (रुचित):—[from ruc] n. an exclamation used at a Śraddha, [Manu-smṛti iii, 254.]

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

Rucita (रुचित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Sweet; sharpened; digested; brightened.

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Rucita 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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