Udanc, Udañc: 7 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Udañc (उदञ्च्).—a. (m. udaṅ, n. udak, f. udīcī)

1) Turned or going upwards.

2) Upper, higher; °कूलः (kūlaḥ); °तीरः (tīraḥ) &c.

3) Northern, turned towards the north.

4) Subsequent.

-k ind. 1) Above.

2) Northward, to the north of (with abl.); आचम्योदक् परावृत्य (ācamyodak parāvṛtya) Manusmṛti 3.217.

3) Subsequently.

See also (synonyms): udac.

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Udañc (उदञ्च्).—1 U. [उद्-अञ्च् (ud-añc)]

1) To raise, elevate, lift or throw up, draw up (as water); एकैकमेव पादमुदच्य तिष्ठति अश्वः (ekaikameva pādamudacya tiṣṭhati aśvaḥ) Śat. Br.; उदञ्चिताक्षः (udañcitākṣaḥ) Bhaṭṭikāvya 2.31; उदञ्चय मुखं मनाक् (udañcaya mukhaṃ manāk) Vb.3.27.

2) To utter, send forth, cause to sound; हरिमनुगायति काचिदुदञ्चितपञ्चमरागम् (harimanugāyati kācidudañcitapañcamarāgam) Gītagovinda 1.

3) (Intrans.) (a) to go up; (b) to rise, rise forth; उदञ्चन्मात्सर्यं (udañcanmātsaryaṃ) G. L.6; Bv.2.76; K.221; welter up; मूर्धच्छेदादुदञ्चत् (mūrdhacchedādudañcat) Mv.3.32.

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

Udañc (उदञ्च्).—[ud-añc], adj., f. udīcī. 1. Upper, upwards. 2. Northern, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 58. udak (acc. sing. n.), adv. To the north, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 217.

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

Udañc (उदञ्च्).—([feminine] udīcī) turned upwards or to the north, northern; [neuter] udak [adverb] northward.

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

1) Udañc (उदञ्च्):—[=ud-añc] 1. ud-√añc [Parasmaipada] -acati ([Ved.]) and -añcati, to elevate, raise up, lift up, throw up, [Ṛg-veda v, 83, 8; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc.;

—to ladle out, [Atharva-veda] [commentator or commentary] on [Pāṇini];

—to cause, effect, [Prasannarāghava];

—to rise, arise, [Bālarāmāyaṇa; Sāhitya-darpaṇa];

—to resound, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] :

—[Passive voice] -acyate, to be thrown out;

—to come forth, proceed, [Bṛhad-āraṇyaka-upaniṣad v, 1] :

—[Causal] -añcayati, to draw up, raise, elevate, [Daśakumāra-carita; Bālarāmāyaṇa];

—to send forth, utter, cause to resound (See ud-añcita).

2) [from ud-añc] 2. udañc mfn. or ud-ac (ud- 2. añc) turned or going upwards, upper, upwards (opposed to adharāñc), [Ṛg-veda ii, 15, 6; x, 86, 22; Chāndogya-upaniṣad] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] turned to the north, northern (opposed to dakṣiṇa), [Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Meghadūta; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] subsequent, posterior, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Udañc (उदञ्च्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ua, Udaṃca.

[Sanskrit to German]

Udanc in German

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