Uccavaca, Uccāvaca, Ucca-avaca: 14 definitions
Uccavaca means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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 Uchchavacha.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Uccāvaca (उच्चावच).—Diverse; cf. उच्चावचेष्वर्थेषु भवन्ति निपाताः (uccāvaceṣvartheṣu bhavanti nipātāḥ) Nir. I.3.4.
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.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Ucca-avaca.—(CII 1), ‘more or less’, ‘of various kinds’. Note: ucca-avaca is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
uccāvaca : (adj.) high and low; various.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Uccāvaca refers to: high and low, various, manifold Vin. I, 70, 203; J. IV, 115, 363 (= mahaggha-samaggha C. p. 366); Sn. 703, 714, 792, 959; Dh. 83; Nd1 93, 467; Vv 121 (= vividha VvA. 60); 311.
Note: uccāvaca is a Pali compound consisting of the words ucca and avaca.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Uccāvaca (उच्चावच).—a. [mayūravyaṃsakādigaṇa] P.II.1.72.
1) High and low, uneven, irregular, undulating; Manusmṛti 6.73.
2) Great and small, variegated, heterogeneous.
3) Various, multiform, of various kinds, diverse; उच्चावचाश्च पदार्था भवन्तीति गार्ग्यः (uccāvacāśca padārthā bhavantīti gārgyaḥ) Nir; Manusmṛti 1.38; Śiśupālavadha 4.46; Daśakumāracarita 48,14,156.
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Uccāvaca (उच्चावच).—a. High and low, great and small; see उच्चावच (uccāvaca).
Uccāvaca is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ucca and avaca (अवच).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-caḥ-cā-caṃ) 1. Various, multiform. 2. Uneven, irregular, undulating. 3. High and low. E. udak upper, and avāk lower, great and small, &c.; the compound is irregular.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Uccāvaca (उच्चावच).—i. e. ucca -ava-añc + a, adj. High and low, various, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 12, 14.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Uccāvaca (उच्चावच).—[adjective] high and low. great and small, various.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Uccāvaca (उच्चावच):—[from ucca] mfn. high and low, great and small, variegated, heterogeneous
2) [v.s. ...] various, multiform, manifold
3) [v.s. ...] uneven, irregular, undulating, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Manu-smṛti etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Uccāvaca (उच्चावच):—[(caḥ-cā-caṃ) a.] Various; uneven, high and low.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Uccāvaca (उच्चावच) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Uccāvaya.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the difference or distinguishing characters between the haves and have-nots or oppressors and the oppressed or the upper caste people and the lower caste people, etc. in a society.
2) [noun] a wandering from the main subject in talking or writing; a speaking or writing unconnectedly or foolishly; digression.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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