Uccagghana: 1 definition


Uccagghana 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 Uchchagghana.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Uccagghana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Uccagghana (उच्चग्घन).—nt., and °nā (to prec.; sometimes written with gh for ggh), mocking, laughing at: Mahāvyutpatti 5226 °nam (followed by ullāpanam); Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 482.6 (ya evaṃ) sūtrān- talekhakānām uccagghanaṃ kariṣyanty ullapiṣyanti; Lalitavistara 431.18 hāsyoccagghanavivarjana- (so read for Lefm. °occaṭyana°); Śikṣāsamuccaya 45.7 uccagghanāṃ tarjanāṃ ca; 185.1 uccaghanāṃ (read -ggh-) sahate, unmananāṃ kutsanāṃ sahate; 271.6 nāsty uccagghanollāpana-dānam, there is no giving with sneers and derisive yells.

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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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