Uccais: 4 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Uchchais.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uccais (उच्चैस्).—ind. [cf. Uṇ.5.12]

1) Aloft, high, on high, above, upwards (opp. nīcam-caiḥ); पश्चादुच्चैर्भवति हरिणः (paścāduccairbhavati hariṇaḥ) Ś.4. v. l.; विपद्युच्चैः स्थेयम् (vipadyuccaiḥ stheyam) Bh.2.28; उच्चैरुदात्तः (uccairudāttaḥ) P.I.2.29.

2) Loudly, with a loud noise; उच्चैर्विहस्य (uccairvihasya); R.2.12,51; Bg.1.12.

3) Powerfully, intensely, very much, greatly; विदधति भयमुच्चैर्वीक्ष्यमाणा वनान्ताः (vidadhati bhayamuccairvīkṣyamāṇā vanāntāḥ) Ṛs.1.22; आश्लेष- मर्पय मदर्पितपूर्वमुच्चैः (āśleṣa- marpaya madarpitapūrvamuccaiḥ) Amaru.133.

4) (Used as an adj. in comp. or by itself) (a) high, noble; जनोऽयमुच्चैः पदलङ्- घनोत्सुकः (jano'yamuccaiḥ padalaṅ- ghanotsukaḥ) Ku.5.64,6.75; °कुलं चात्मनः (kulaṃ cātmanaḥ) Ś4.17; किं पुन- र्यस्तथोच्चैः (kiṃ puna- ryastathoccaiḥ) Me.17; Ratn.4.16. (b) distinguished, preeminent, famous; उच्चैरुच्चैःश्रवास्तेन (uccairuccaiḥśravāstena) Ku.2.47, M.5.17.

Derivable forms: uccaiḥ (उच्चैः).

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

Uccais (उच्चैस्).—ind. High, loud, great, much, &c. E. ut much, ci to collect, ḍais Unadi aff.

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

Uccais (उच्चैस्).—([instrumental] [adverb]) above, high, loud; intensely, very much. Often used as an adj., [especially] °—. uccairbhū rise, get up.

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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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