Ucchrinkhala, Ucchṛṅkhala: 9 definitions


Ucchrinkhala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Ucchṛṅkhala can be transliterated into English as Ucchrnkhala or Ucchrinkhala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Uchchhrinkhala.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Ucchṛṅkhala (उच्छृङ्खल) is a Sanskrit word referring to “unrestrained” or “self-willed”.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ucchṛṅkhala.—(LP), free from a burden. Note: ucchṛṅkhala 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

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ucchṛṅkhala (उच्छृंखल).—a (S) Unrestrained, unbridled, uncurbed, wilful. 2 Irregular, desultory, discursive.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ucchṛṅkhala (उच्छृंखल).—a Unrestrained, wilful. Irregular, discursive.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ucchṛṅkhala (उच्छृङ्खल).—a.

1) Unbridled, unrestrained, uncurbed; °वाचा (vācā) Pt.3; अन्यदुच्छृङ्खलं सत्त्वमन्यच्छास्त्रनियन्त्रितम् (anyaducchṛṅkhalaṃ sattvamanyacchāstraniyantritam) Śi.2.62;

2) Self-willed, perverse.

3) Irregular, desultory, unsystematic.

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

Ucchṛṅkhala (उच्छृङ्खल).—mfn.

(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) 1. Unrestrained, perverse, self-willed. 2. Irregular, desultory, unmethodical. E. ut priv. and śṛṅkhalā a chain.

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

Ucchṛṅkhala (उच्छृङ्खल).—i. e. ud -śṛṅkhala, adj., f. , 1. Unrestrained, [Hitopadeśa] iii. [distich] 97. 2. Wicked, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 18, 123.

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Ucchṛṅkhala (उच्छृङ्खल).—adj. ungovernable, [Hitopadeśa] iii. [distich] 97.

Ucchṛṅkhala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ud and śṛṅkhala (शृङ्खल).

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

Ucchṛṅkhala (उच्छृङ्खल).—[adjective] uYchained, unrestrained.

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

1) Ucchṛṅkhala (उच्छृङ्खल):—[=uc-chṛṅkhala] mfn. (ud-śṛ) unbridled, uncurbed, unrestrained

2) [v.s. ...] perverse, self-willed

3) [v.s. ...] irregular, desultory, unmethodical, [Pañcatantra; Hitopadeśa; Kathāsaritsāgara etc.]

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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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