Udanayana, Udaṅayana, Udanc-ayana: 2 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Udaṅayana (उदङयन).—the sun's progress north of the equator (= uttarāyaṇam q. v.).

Derivable forms: udaṅayanam (उदङयनम्).

Udaṅayana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms udañc and ayana (अयन). See also (synonyms): udagayana.

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

Udaṅayana (उदङयन).—[Mānavadharmaśāstra] 1, 67, n. the half of the year in which the sun is to the north of the equator.

Udaṅayana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms udañc and ayana (अयन).

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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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