Uccaihshiras, aka: Uccaiḥśiras, Uccais-shiras; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Uccaiḥśiras can be transliterated into English as Uccaihsiras or Uccaihshiras, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Uchchaihshiras.

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Uccaiḥśiras (उच्चैःशिरस्).—a. high-minded, one of high rank, magnanimous; क्षुद्रेऽपि नूनं शरणं प्रपन्ने ममत्वमुच्चैःशिरसां सतीव (kṣudre'pi nūnaṃ śaraṇaṃ prapanne mamatvamuccaiḥśirasāṃ satīva) Ku.1.12.

Uccaiḥśiras is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uccais and śiras (शिरस्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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