Uda: 8 definitions


Uda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Uda (उद).—A Bhavya deva.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 71.
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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.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: 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.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: 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)

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: 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.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uda (उद).—Water.

Derivable forms: udam (उदम्).

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

Uda (उद).—n.

(-daṃ) Water. E. und to wet, deriv. irr.: see udaka.

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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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