Udadhi: 16 definitions


Udadhi means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Udadhi (उदधि, “watery”) or Udadhisāgara refers to one of the “seven oceans” (sāgara) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 126). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., udadhi). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

udadhi : (m.) ocean.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Udadhi, (uda + dhi, lit. water-container) the sea, ocean S. I, 67; It. 86; Sn. 720; J. V, 326; VI, 526; ThA. 289; VvA. 155 (“udakaṃ ettha dhīyatī ti udadhi”); Sdhp. 322, 577. (Page 133)

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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

udadhi (उदधि).—m S The ocean: also a sea.

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

udadhi (उदधि).—m The ocean; a sea.

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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

Udadhi (उदधि).—See under 2. उदन् (udan). 1. udan 2 P. (ud-an) To breathe upwards, send out the breath in an upward direction (opp. apān); य उदानेन उदानिति स आत्मा सर्वान्तरः (ya udānena udāniti sa ātmā sarvāntaraḥ) Bṛ. Up.3.4.1.

Derivable forms: udadhiḥ (उदधिः).

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

Udadhi (उदधि).—m.

(-dhiḥ) 1. The ocean. 2. A water-jar. 3. A cloud. E. ud water, and dhi having, from dhā, with ki aff.

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

Udadhi (उदधि).—i. e. uda-dhā (cf. nidhi), m. The ocean, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 188, 21.

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

Udadhi (उदधि).—[adjective] containing water. [masculine] receptacle of water (cloud, lake, or river, in [later language] the sea).

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

1) Udadhi (उदधि):—[=uda-dhi] [from uda > und] a mfn. holding water, [Atharva-veda i, 3, 6; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] m. ‘water-receptacle’, a cloud; river, sea; the ocean, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Rāmāyaṇa; Śakuntalā; Manu-smṛti] etc. (in classical Sanskṛt only the ocean)

3) [from uda-dhi > uda > und] Name of the number 4

4) [=uda-dhi] b etc. See uda.

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

Udadhi (उदधि):—[uda-dhi] (dhiḥ) 2. m. The ocean.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Udadhi (उदधि) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Uahi, Udahi, Uvahi.

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Udadhi in German

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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

Udadhi (उदधि):—(nm) ocean, sea.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Udadhi (ಉದಧಿ):—[noun] the continuous body of salt water covering the greater part of the earth’s surface; sea; ocean.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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