Udahara, Udāhāra: 12 definitions


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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

udāhāra : (m.) utterance; speech.

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

Udāhāra, (fr. udāharati) utterance, speech DA. I, 140 (°ṃ udāhari = udānaṃ udānesi); Pug. A 223, (Page 134)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Udāhāra (उदाहार).—

1) An example or illustration.

2) The beginning of a speech.

Derivable forms: udāhāraḥ (उदाहारः).

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

Udāhāra (उदाहार).—m. (= Pali id.; Sanskrit Lex.), lifting up (of the voice); utterance; often in composition with vacana or another word denoting voice or some form of utterance: ekavacano- dāhāreṇa, with one voice (-utterance), Mahāvyutpatti 2792; Lalitavistara 147.1 (śākyakumāraśatāny) ekavacanodāhāreṇāpūrvacaritaṃ sa- muddiśanti sma; Samādhirājasūtra 19.9 (devāḥ…) evaṃ caiko- dāhārasvareṇa (with the sound of a single utterance) vāco bhāṣante sma; in Śatasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 567.6—7 read ekodāhāreṣu na sthāta- vyaṃ pṛthagudāhāreṣu (or °hāre) na sthātavyaṃ vyudā- hāre na sthātavyaṃ, and in 615.7—8 read ekodāhāro (text °haro) nimittaṃ vyudāhāro (text °haro) nimittaṃ pṛthag- udāhāro (text °haro) nimittaṃ (see the several cpds.); ghoṣodāhāra- utterance of sound (in speech), Daśabhūmikasūtra 56.9 buddhānāṃ bhagavatāṃ ghoṣodāhārasattvasaṃtoṣaṇam; Gaṇḍavyūha 543.2 ghoṣodāhāra-samatāṃ (…anuprāptaḥ); Gaṇḍavyūha 390.22 ayaṃ praśnodāhāraḥ, this utterance of a question; Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 18.4 etena paraṃparodāhāreṇa by this successive ex- pression (utterance; here substantially the same as word, name; of a succession of Tathāgatas all bearing the same name); an-udāhāra, adj., without utterance, not capable of being spoken, Lalitavistara 392.15 (a-ruto 'ghoṣo) 'nudāhāraḥ, said of the Buddha's dharma; Kāśyapa Parivarta 59.3 (yo 'syānta-dvaya- syānugamo) 'nudāhāro 'pravyāhāra(ḥ).

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

Udahāra (उदहार).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. A water carrier. 2. A cloud. E. uda and hāra who takes.

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Udāhāra (उदाहार).—m.

(-raḥ) See the preceding.

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

Udahāra (उदहार).—[feminine] ī fetching water.

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Udāhāra (उदाहार).—[adjective] going to fetch water. [masculine] the fetching water.

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

1) Udahāra (उदहार):—[=uda-hāra] [from uda > und] mf(ī)n. fetching or carrying water, [Atharva-veda x, 8, 14; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Kauśika-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] intending to bring water, [Daśakumāra-carita]

3) [v.s. ...] m. ‘water-carrier’, a cloud, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) Udāhāra (उदाहार):—[=ud-āhāra] [from udā-hṛ] m. an example or illustration, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] the beginning of a speech, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Udahāra (उदहार):—[uda-hāra] (raḥ) 1. m. A cloud.

2) Udāhāra (उदाहार):—[udā+hāra] (raḥ) 1. m. Idem.

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Udahara 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Udāhara (उदाहर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Udāhṛ.

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Udāhāra (ಉದಾಹಾರ):—[noun] = ಉದಾಹರಣೆ [udaharane].

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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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