Uccarana, aka: Uccaraṇā, Uccāranā, Uccāraṇa, Uccaraṇa; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Uccarana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 Uchcharana.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[Uccarana in Vyakarana glossaries]

Uccāraṇa (उच्चारण).—Pronunciation, enunciation (in the Śāstra). The phrase उच्चारण-सामर्थ्यात् (uccāraṇa-sāmarthyāt) is often found used in the Mahābhāṣya and elsewhere in connection with the words of Pāṇini, everyone of which is believed to , have a purpose or use in the Śāstra, which purpose, if not clearly manifest, is assigned to it on the strength (सामर्थ्य (sāmarthya)) of its utterance; cf. उच्चारणसामर्थ्यादत्र (uccāraṇasāmarthyādatra) (हिन्येः (hinyeḥ)) उत्वं न भविष्यति (utvaṃ na bhaviṣyati) M.Bh. on III.4.89 V.2; cf. also M.Bh. on IV.4.59, VI.4.163, VII.1.12,50, VII.2.84, In a few cases, a letter is found used by Pāṇini which cannot be assigned any purpose but which has been put there for facility of the use of other letters. Such letters are said to be उच्चारणार्थ (uccāraṇārtha); cf. जग्धिः । इकार उच्चारणार्थः। नानुबन्धः । (jagdhiḥ | ikāra uccāraṇārthaḥ| nānubandhaḥ |) Kāś. on II.4.36.च्लि लुडि (cli luḍi). । इकार उच्चार-णार्थः (| ikāra uccāra-ṇārthaḥ); चकारः स्वरार्थः । (cakāraḥ svarārthaḥ |) Kāś, on III.1. 43. The expressions मुखसुखार्थः (mukhasukhārthaḥ) and श्रवणार्थः (śravaṇārthaḥ) in the Mahābhāṣya mean the same as उच्चारणार्थः (uccāraṇārthaḥ).

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[Uccarana in Pali glossaries]

uccaraṇā : (f.) 1. lifting up; 2. utterance; pronunciation. || uccāraṇa (nt.), 1. lifting up; 2. utterance; pronunciation.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Uccāranā, (f.) (fr. uccāreti) lifting up, raising Vin. III, 121. (Page 127)

(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Uccarana in Sanskrit glossaries]

Uccaraṇa (उच्चरण).—

1) Going up or out.

2) Utterance, pronunciation.

Derivable forms: uccaraṇam (उच्चरणम्).

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Uccāraṇa (उच्चारण).—

1) Pronunciation, utterance; वाचः (vācaḥ) Śik. 2; वेद° (veda°).

2) Declaration, announcement, enunciation.

3) Lifting up; स्कन्धोच्चारणनम्यमानवदनप्रच्योतितोये घटे (skandhoccāraṇanamyamānavadanapracyotitoye ghaṭe) Pratima.1.5.

Derivable forms: uccāraṇam (उच्चारणम्).

(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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