Ucchriti: 10 definitions
Ucchriti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Uchchhriti.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
Ucchriti (उच्छ्रिति).—(or ucchraya) Height of an object. Note: Ucchriti is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ucchriti (उच्छ्रिति).—= उच्छ्रय (ucchraya) q. v.
Derivable forms: ucchritiḥ (उच्छ्रितिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tiḥ) 1. Height, elevation. 2. The upright side of a triangle. E. ut before śri to serve, ktin aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ucchriti (उच्छ्रिति).—i. e. ud-śri + ti, f. Exaltation, an exalted birth, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 40.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ucchriti (उच्छ्रिति).—[feminine] = ucchraya etc.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ucchriti (उच्छ्रिति):—[=uc-chriti] [from uc-chri] f. rising upwards, elevation, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] increase, intensity, [Manu-smṛti]
3) [v.s. ...] the upright side of a triangle
4) [v.s. ...] the elevation or height of a figure.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ucchriti (उच्छ्रिति):—[ucchri+ti] (tiḥ) 2. f. Height.
[Sanskrit to German]
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
Ucchriti (ಉಚ್ಛ್ರಿತಿ):—[noun] = ಉಚ್ಛ್ರಾಯ [ucchraya].
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Uc.
Ends with: Samucchriti.
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