Ubha, Ubhā: 12 definitions


Ubha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ubhā (उभा).—a (uttambhana S) Erect or upright; not jacent or recumbent. 2 Lying along (not across): also long (i. e. viewed in its dimension of length): opp. to aḍavā Broad or wide. 3 That is on foot or in progress--a business. 4 Standing in the field; yet unreaped--crops. 5 Standing up (i. e. come forward, or presenting one's self as ready) to act. Ex. kōṇhī ghyāvayāsa ubhā rāhilā mhaṇajē mī kimmata sāṅgēna. 6 (As an epithet of dāvā-dvēṣa-ḍāva- vaira &c. Malice or hatred.) Determined, implacable, unrelenting, unslumbering &c. 7 (As an epithet of varṣa-sāla-saṃvatsara Terms for a year.) Whole, all complete. 8 Standing, perpetual, con- stant; as ubhā pāūsa, ubhā vārā Constant or continuing rain, wind. ubhā pāūsa further signifies Downright or perpendicular rain. 9 Coming against (i. e. being ahead or in the teeth of)--wind at sea. ubhā karaṇēṃ To stop; to bring to a stand. 2 To stop for a season; to suspend (a business or work). 3 To realize or make good; to earn or gain. And ubhā hōṇēṃ To stop or stand: to stop, pause, rest, cease awhile, be suspended. 4 also ubhā dharaṇēṃ To hold under rigorous restraint ( a debtor &c.) ubhā jāḷaṇēṃ To oppress or torment exceedingly. ubhā nāhaṇēṃ (ghāmānēṃ) To be bathed in sweat--(raktānēṃ) To be streaming with blood. ubhā rāhaṇēṃ To arise or come; to be realized or made--a profit or gain. 2 To come to pass, or to draw near; to be impending or imminent: also to arise to be performed or done. ubhā rāhaṇēṃ acc. of o. To stand up to the succour or support of. ubhyānēṃ yāvēṃ ōṇavyānēṃ jāvēṃ Expresses the necessity or expediency of making shifts, humble self-accommodations &c. ubhēṃ nasaṇēṃ-ghēṇēṃ-lāvūna ghēṇēṃ- lāvaṇēṃ (Because done or capable of being done ubhyānēṃ whilst walking or standing.) To throw on (lugaḍēṃ, paḍadaṇī, or a short cloth) loosely and negligently (as during ablution). A phrase amongst females. āḍavā nēsaṇēṃ is To cast (lugaḍēṃ &c.) around the middle simply or any how. The two phrases express a difference in this important affair, which, howevever ordinary competency may fail to state it, is discernible enough to the hair-spliting Hindu; and they are used both in Desh and in Konkan, but conversely, the ubhēṃ nēsaṇēṃ of the Desh conveying, in the Konkan, the sense of āḍavā nēsaṇēṃ et vice versâ: with some, however, āḍavā nēsaṇēṃ or lāvuna ghēṇēṃ is merely To cast (the garment or cloth) loosely or carelessly around the middle. The two phrases also denote respectively two modes of putting on the dhōtara amongst males.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ubhā (उभा).—a Erect. Lying along, not across. Standing up. Whole. ubhā karaṇēṃ Stop; suspend; realize or make good.

context information

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

Ubha (उभ).—pron. a. (Used only in the dual) Both; उभौ तौ न विजानीतः (ubhau tau na vijānītaḥ) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 2.19; सूर्याचन्द्रमसाबुभौ (sūryācandramasābubhau) Ch. Up.7.12.1. Kumārasambhava 4.43; Manusmṛti 2.14; Śiśupālavadha 3.8. [cf. Zend. uba.; Gr. amphi; L. ambo].

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

Ubha (उभ).—pron. m. and dual only, (ubhau) Both.

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

Ubha (उभ).— (for original ambha = , [Latin] ambo, [Gothic.] bai), numeral, m. f. n. dual. Both, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 14.

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

Ubha (उभ).—[dual] both.

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

1) Ubha (उभ):—au, ([Vedic or Veda] ā), e, e mfn. [dual number] ([gana] sarvādi, [Pāṇini 1-1, 27]) both, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti etc.];

2) cf. [Zend] uba; [Greek] ἄμφω; [Latin] ambo; [Gothic] bai; Old High [German] beide; [Slavonic or Slavonian] oba; [Lithuanian] abhú.

3) Ubhā (उभा):—[from ubha] (in [compound] for ubha above).

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

Ubha (उभ):—(bhau) a. Both.

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

Ubha (उभ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ubha, Uha.

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Ubha in German

context information

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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Ubha (उभ) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Ubha.

context information

Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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