Ucchvasana; 2 Definition(s)


Ucchvasana 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 Uchchhvasana.

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Ucchvasana (उच्छ्वसन).—

1) Breathing, sighing.

2) Taking a deep breath, heaving.

3) Loosening; नीवीबन्धोच्छ्वसनम् (nīvībandhocchvasanam) Māl.2.5.

Derivable forms: ucchvasanam (उच्छ्वसनम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ucchvasana (उच्छ्वसन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Breathing. 2. Sighing. E. ut before śvas to breathe, affix lyuṭ.

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