Udarka; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism


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Udarka (उदर्क).—A minister of Mahiṣāsura. The ministry of Mahiṣāsura was very powerful and efficient. The brave and haughty Cikṣura was the war minister. Udarka was the general of the army. (See under Mahiṣāsura).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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Marathi-English dictionary

udarka (उदर्क).—m S Futurity. In comp. as u0 kāla Future time; u0 phala Future fruit, i.e. end, issue, result, product; u0 kārya, u0 kathana, u0 cintana, u0 sukha, u0 duḥkha, u0 lābha, u0 prāpti, udarkāvasthā.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

udarka (उदर्क).—m Futurity.

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

Udarka (उदर्क).—[Said to be fr. ṛc]

1) (a) End, conclusion; °स्वादुनः कर्मणः (svādunaḥ karmaṇaḥ) Dk.79; सुखोदर्कम् (sukhodarkam) K.328. (b) Result, consequence, future result of an action; उदर्कस्तव कल्याणो भविता (udarkastava kalyāṇo bhavitā) Nala.12.67; किंतु कल्याणोदर्कं भविष्यति (kiṃtu kalyāṇodarkaṃ bhaviṣyati) U.4; प्रयत्नः सफलोदर्क एव (prayatnaḥ saphalodarka eva) Māl.8; Ms.4.176,11.1,9.25,12.18; यो लौल्यात्कुरुते कर्म नैवोदर्कमवेक्षते (yo laulyātkurute karma naivodarkamavekṣate) Pt.5.73.

3) Remote consequence, reward.

4) Future time, futurity.

5) Elevation of a building (as a tower).

6) Surpassing. sometimes used as an adjective in this sense; तेन हि उदर्केण गुणेनात्र भवितव्यम् (tena hi udarkeṇa guṇenātra bhavitavyam) Pratimā 1.

7) Name of a tree Vanguiera Spinosa Roxb (madanavṛkṣa).

8) Increase; सर्वद्धर्युपचयीदर्कम् (sarvaddharyupacayīdarkam) Bhāg.3.23.13.

Derivable forms: udarkaḥ (उदर्कः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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