Uda, Uḍa: 20 definitions
Uda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, biology. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Uda (उद).—A Bhavya deva.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 71.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Uḍa (उड) is the name of a sacred place classified as a Pīṭha, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—The eight seats are the main group of eight groups [i.e., Uḍa] of eight types of sacred sites. The figure sixty-four is a common ideal number as it is often configured into eight groups of eight.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Uḍa.—(IE 7-1-2), ‘twentyseven’. Note: uḍa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
1) Uda in Kenya is the name of a plant defined with Ximenia americana in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Amyris arborescens P. Browne (among others).
2) Uda in Nigeria is also identified with Xylopia aethiopica It has the synonym Xylopicrum aethiopicum (Dunkley) Kuntze (etc.).
3) Uda is also identified with Xylopia villosa.
4) Uda in Papua New Guinea is also identified with Artocarpus altilis It has the synonym Sitodium altile Parkins., nom. subnud. illeg. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève (1832)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1990)
· Pl. Bequaert. (1922)
· Journal of a voyage to the South Seas (1773)
· Species Plantarum (1762)
· Fitoterapia (2003)
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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
uda : (ind.) or.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
1) Uda, 2 (°-) (Vedic udan (nt.), also later uda (but only °-), commonly udaka, q. v. ) water, wave. In cpds. sometimes the older form udan° is preserved (like udañjala, udaññavant), but generally it has been substituted by the later uda° (see under udakaccha, udakanti, udakumbha, udapatta, udapāna, udabindu). (Page 132)
2) Uda, 1 (indecl.) (Sk. uta & u, with Lat. aut (or), Gr. au(_ti (again), au)taρ (but, or), Goth. auk = Ger. auch to pron. base ava° yonder, cp. ava II. ) disjunctive part. “or”; either singly, as at Sn. 455, 955, 1090; J. V, 478 (v. l. udāhu); Nd1 445 (expld. as “padasandhi” with same formula as iti, q. v.); Pv. II, 1216 (kāyena uda cetasā); or combd. with other synonymous particles, as uda vā at Sn. 193, 842, 1075; It. 82 = 117 (caraṃ vā yadi vā tiṭṭhaṃ nisinno uda vā sayaṃ walking or standing, sitting or lying down); KhA 191.—See also udāhu. (Page 132)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ūḍa (ऊड).—f The slant of the wall above and on the sides of a door-way or window-aperture.
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ūda (ऊद).—n (udra S) Typus Paradoxurus. See kāṇḍēcōra.
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ūda (ऊद).—m ( A) Frankincense: also Gum Benjamin or Benzoin. Four kinds are named: viz. bhīmasēnī-janārdanī-lōhabandī-kavavaḍyā-ūda. 2 A tree, Ailanthus Malabarica. Grah.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
ūda (ऊद).—m Frankincense. n TypysParadoxurus, a kind of animal.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Derivable forms: udam (उदम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-daṃ) Water. E. und to wet, deriv. irr.: see udaka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Uda (उद).—a substitute for udaka in comp. words, e. g. uda-kumbha, m. A water-pot, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 182. kṣāra-, m. The salt ocean, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 1, 34. kṣīra-, m. The sea of milk, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 37, 28. gandha-, Fragrant water, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 9, 11, 26. ghṛta-, m. The sea of clarified butter, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 40, 49. lohita-, adj., f. dā, With blood-red water, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 44, 65. śānti-, n. Lustral water.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Uda (उद).—(only °— and adj. —°) water.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Uda (उद):—[from und] n. (only at the beginning or end of a compound) water.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Uda (उद):—(daṃ) 1. n. Water.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Ūdā (ऊदा):—(a) violet.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Uḍa (उड) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kuṭa.
2) Uḍa (उड) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kūṭa.
3) Uda (उद) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Uda.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a harmless, moderate-sized, tropical lizard, Iguana tuberculata, of Iguanidae family, that feed on insects or vegetation and have a row of spines from neck to tail, which is known for its grip and is used in scaling forts; the common iguana.
2) [noun] ಉಡದ ಹಿಡಿತ [udada hidita] uḍadahiḍita a very firm grip.
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Uda (ಉದ):—[noun] water.
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Ūda (ಊದ):—[noun] = ಊದಾ [uda].
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Ūda (ಊದ):—[noun] = ಊದು [udu]3.
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Ūda (ಊದ):—[noun] the tree Styrax benzoin of Styracaceae family; benzoin tree.
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1) [noun] a colour that is the mixture of sky-blue, black or white hues in different proportion.
2) [noun] the brownish grey colour.
3) [noun] the colour of the clear-sky; sky-blue.
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)
Starts with (+1014): Uda-Kitagbo-pavu, Udabamdha, Udabamdhanikritakantha, Udabatti, Udabbahe, Udabbhadhi, Udabhara, Udabhi, Udabhid, Udabhrijja, Udabilava, Udabindu, Udabodha, Udabuddha, Udac, Udacaksh, Udacam, Udacamasa, Udacandra, Udacar.
Ends with (+773): Aakaasha garuda, Aakhasha-garuda, Abbuda, Abhinivvuda, Abhiroruda, Abhiruda, Abuda, Achuda, Adakuda, Adauda, Adharaguda, Adhoguda, Adhyarbuda, Adhyarvuda, Aggimusuda, Agnichuda, Agnicuda, Agramatichitrachuda, Agramaticitracuda, Aigavuda.
Full-text (+455): Udas, Udahara, Kirya, Udavindu, Udabhara, Udasthali, Udasthana, Thisari, Udavivadha, Udaja, Suroda, Puyoda, Lavaṇoda, Bhimaseni Uda, Udashvit, Udasa, Lobhana, Lobana Uda, Lobani Uda, Lohabandi Uda.
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