Ucchanna: 7 definitions

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Ucchanna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Jainism, Prakrit. 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 Uchchhanna.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ucchanna.—(CII 3), corruption of utsanna; found in Sanskrit inscriptions. See JAS, Letters, Vol. XX, 1954, p. 204. Note: ucchanna is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ucchanna (उच्छन्न).—a. [ud-chad-kta]

1) Destroyed, cut down (perhaps for utsanna); see उच्छिन्न (ucchinna).

2) Extinct (as a work).

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

Ucchanna (उच्छन्न).—mfn.

(-nnaḥ-nnā-nnaṃ) Destroyed. m.

(-nnaḥ) Peace obtained by ceding valuable lands. E. ut before chad to go, affix kta.

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

1) Ucchanna (उच्छन्न):—[=uc-channa] [from uc-chad] mfn. uncovered, undressed

2) [v.s. ...] (for ut-sanna q.v.) lost, destroyed etc., [Suśruta; Mudrārākṣasa]

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

Ucchanna (उच्छन्न):—[uccha+nna] (nnaḥ-nnā-nnaṃ) p. Destroyed.

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Ucchanna 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Ucchanna (उच्छन्न) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Utsanna.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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