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

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Uccaihshiras 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.

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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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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