Ucchadana, Ucchādana: 11 definitions


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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ucchadana in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ucchādana : (nt.) rubbing of the body.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Ucchādana, (nt.) (ut + sād, Caus. of sad, sīdati, cp. ussada) rubbing the limbs, anointing the body with perfumes shampooing D. I, 7, 76; at the latter passage in combn. anicc°-dhamma, of the body, meaning “erosion, decay”, and combd. with parimaddana abrasion (see about detail of meaning Dial. I. 87); thus in same formula at M. I, 500; S. IV, 83; J. I, 146 & passim; A. I, 62; II, 70 (+ nahāpana); IV, 54, 386; It. 111; Th. 2, 89 (nahāpan°); Miln. 241 (°parimaddana) 315 (+ nahāpana); DA. I, 88. (Page 127)

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ucchadana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ucchādana (उच्छादन).—

1) Covering.

2) Rubbing the body with perfumes; cf. स्नापनोच्छादनेन च (snāpanocchādanena ca) Rām.2.111.1. 'उच्छादनं समुल्लेखोद्वाहनोद्वर्तनेषु च (ucchādanaṃ samullekhodvāhanodvartaneṣu ca) |' इति विश्वकोषः (iti viśvakoṣaḥ).

Derivable forms: ucchādanam (उच्छादनम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Ucchādana (उच्छादन).—(= Pali id., also Sanskrit, but see below), [Page119-a+ 71] in Mahāvastu ii.269.15 and 278.1, ucchādana-(in 278.1 Senart em. āchādana-)-parimardana-svapna- (278.1 supana-) bhedana-vikiraṇa-vidhvaṃsana-dharma, epithet of the body; corresp. to Pali anicc'ucchādana-parimaddana-bhedana- viddhaṃsana-dhammo, e.g. Dīghanikāya (Pali) i.76.18, of which I believe the true interpretation was given by Rhys Davids, Dia- logues 1 (1899), p. 87 and note; ucchādana and parimar- dana are primarily shampooers' terms, shampooing and rubbing down (so Sanskrit), but with double entente (not recognized in Pali comms.) also destruction and wiping out; [Boehtlingk and Roth] suggested that Sanskrit ucchādana was MIndic for utsādana, which means both rubbing down and destruction; Sanskrit śātayati, cuts off, destroys (n. act. śātana), and root śad-, fall (n. act. śādana, das Ausfallen), may also be concerned, at least in part; see śatana, used in a [compound] very similar to that of Mahāvastu above; parimardana is noted in Sanskrit and MIndic only of shampooing (so also Mahāvyutpatti 6779), but the verb Skt parimardati means also crushes, destroys. In Kāśyapa Parivarta 152.2 ucchada (q.v.) must have been limited to its shampooers' meaning, since snapana follows. But in some [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] texts śatana, q.v., is substituted, elim- inating that meaning and bringing in exclusively what I (with Rh.D.) regard as the secondary, punning meaning of the Pali [compound] Rhys Davids renders erasion, abrasion, admitting that the pun is untranslatable. In American gangsters' jargon, to rub out means to obliterate, kill. We might render Mahāvastu: (the body) which is characterized by rubbing down (‘off’), wiping away (‘out’), sleep (or dreams, often symbol of impermanence; here, too, a sort of word-play), breaking up, scattering, destruction.

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

Ucchādana (उच्छादन).—n.

(-naṃ) Cleaning with perfumes. E. ut before chad to cover, in the causal form, and lyuṭ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ucchādana (उच्छादन):—[=uc-chādana] [from uc-chad] n. cleaning or rubbing the body with oil or perfumes, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Ucchādana (उच्छादन):—[ucchā+dana] (naṃ) 1. n. Cleaning with perfumes, scenting.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ucchādana (उच्छादन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ucchāyaṇa, Ucchāyaṇayā, Ucchāyaṇā.

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Ucchadana in German

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ucchadana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ucchādana (ಉಚ್ಛಾದನ):—

1) [noun] a cleaning the body and anointing it with perfumes.

2) [noun] the act of removing the veil or covering; unveiling; revealing.

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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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