Ucchush, Ucchuṣ: 2 definitions


Ucchush 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.

The Sanskrit term Ucchuṣ can be transliterated into English as Ucchus or Ucchush, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Uchchhush.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ucchuṣ (उच्छुष्).—To dry up; यदाप उच्छुष्यन्ति वायुमेवापियन्ति (yadāpa ucchuṣyanti vāyumevāpiyanti) Ch. Up.4.3.2. -Caus. To cause to dry up, make dry, wither up.

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

Ucchuṣ (उच्छुष्):—[=uc-chuṣ] (ud-√śuṣ) [Parasmaipada] -chuṣyati, to dry up, [Chāndogya-upaniṣad iv, 3, 2] :—[Causal] -choṣayati, to cause to dry up;

—to parch, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Śārṅgadhara]

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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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