Ucita: 10 definitions



Ucita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Uchita.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ucita (उचित).—a (S) Proper, suitable, becoming, right. ucitāsa yēṇēṃ g. of s. To seem right unto; to be approved by.

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ucita (उचित).—n Presents &c. See andaṇa.

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

ucita (उचित).—a Proper, suitable. n See andaṇa.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ucita (उचित).—p. p.

1) Fit, proper, right, suitable; उचितस्तदुपालम्भः (ucitastadupālambhaḥ) U.3; usually with inf.; उचितं न ते मङ्गलकाले रोदितुम् (ucitaṃ na te maṅgalakāle roditum) Ś.4.

2) Usual, customary; उचितेषु करणीयेषु (uciteṣu karaṇīyeṣu) Ś.4.7.12; K.64; M.3.3.

3) Accustomed or used to, in comp.; नीवारभागधेयोचितैः (nīvārabhāgadheyocitaiḥ) R.1.5,2.25;3.54,6; 11.9; चन्दनोचितः (candanocitaḥ) Ki.1.34.

4) Praiseworthy.

5) Delightful, agreeable, pleasurable.

6) Known, understood.

7) Entrusted, deposited.

8) Measured, accurate, adjusted (mita).

9) Acceptable (grāhya).

1) Natural (svabhāvasiddha); उचितं च महाबाहुर्न जहौ हर्षमात्मवान् (ucitaṃ ca mahābāhurna jahau harṣamātmavān) Rām.2.19.37

-jña n. Knowing what is becoming, proper or convenient.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Ucita (उचित).—nt., merit: Karmavibhaṅga (and Karmavibhaṅgopadeśa) 26.23 yathā hy ucitaṃ nikṣiptam, evam…gacchanti durgatim, for as their merit has been thrown away (laid down), so they go to an evil fate. Contrasts with duritam, sin, in 29.14 yathā duritaṃ nikṣiptam, evam…gacchanti sadgatim. (This specialized use of ucita seems nowhere recorded.)

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

Ucita (उचित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Proper, suitable, convenient. 2. Receivable, fit or right to be taken. 3. Known, understood. 4. Intrusted, deposited. 5. Measured, adjusted, accurate. E. vac to speak, and kitac Unadi aff.

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

Ucita (उचित).—[adjective] pleased with, wont to ([genetive], [locative], or —°), obliged to (infin.); customary, usual, proper, suitable. Abstr. tva† [neuter]

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

1) Ucita (उचित):—[from uc] mfn. delightful, pleasurable, agreeable

2) [v.s. ...] customary, usual

3) [v.s. ...] proper, suitable, convenient

4) [v.s. ...] acceptable, fit or right to be taken, [Rāmāyaṇa; Pañcatantra; Hitopadeśa; Suśruta] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] known, understood, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

6) [v.s. ...] intrusted, deposited

7) [v.s. ...] measured, adjusted, accurate

8) [v.s. ...] delighting in

9) [v.s. ...] used to, [Mahābhārata; Suśruta; Raghuvaṃśa etc.]

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

Ucita (उचित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Proper, fit.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Ucita (उचित):—s. u. uc .

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ucita (उचित) [Also spelled uchit]:—(a) proper, right; suitable; reasonable, fair; advisable; appropriate.

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