Udbheda: 12 definitions


Udbheda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Udbheda (उद्भेद, “disclosure”) refers to the ‘the first disclosure’ of the germ of the plot. Udbheda represents one of the twelve mukhasandhi, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 21. Mukhasandhi refers to the “segments (sandhi) of the opening part (mukha)” and represents one of the five segments of the plot (itivṛtta or vastu) of a dramatic composition (nāṭaka).

Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra

Udbheda (उद्भेद).—One of the twelve elements of the ‘introduction segment’ (mukhasandhi);—(Description:) The sprouting of the purpose of the Seed (bīja), is called Disclosure (udbheda).

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu

Udbheda (उद्भेद) refers to the “sprouts” (of trees), as mentioned in a list of four synonyms in the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees [viz., Udbheda] and plants and substances, with their various kinds.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

udbhēda (उद्भेद).—m S Breaking or bursting through (as of shoots through the ground).

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

udbhēda (उद्भेद).—m Breaking or bursting through (as of shoots).

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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

Udbheda (उद्भेद).—

1) Breaking through or out, becoming visible, appearance, display, manifestation, growth, development; किसलयोद्भेदप्रतिद्वन्द्विभिः (kisalayodbhedapratidvandvibhiḥ) Ś.4.5; उमास्तनो- द्भेदमनु प्रवृद्धः (umāstano- dbhedamanu pravṛddhaḥ) Kumārasambhava 7.24; तं यौवनोद्भेदविशेषकान्तम् (taṃ yauvanodbhedaviśeṣakāntam) R.5.38; Śiśupālavadha 18.36; Mu.5.3. पुष्पोद्भेदं शरकिसलयैर्भूषणानां विशेषात् (puṣpodbhedaṃ śarakisalayairbhūṣaṇānāṃ viśeṣāt) | Me;76.

2) Breaking, splitting; प्रस्तरोद्भेदयोग्यः (prastarodbhedayogyaḥ) Uttararāmacarita 3.25.

3) A spring, fountain.

4) Horripilation; as in पुलकोद्भेद, रोमोद्भेद (pulakodbheda, romodbheda).

5) Treason, betrayal.

Derivable forms: udbhedaḥ (उद्भेदः).

See also (synonyms): udbhedana.

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

Udbheda (उद्भेद).—i. e. ud-bhid + a, m. 1. Opening, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 80. 2. Appearance, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 1, 49. 3. A spring or fountain, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 94, 13. 4. Treason, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 3, 42.

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

Udbheda (उद्भेद).—[masculine] breaking forth, becoming visible, appearance; spring, fountain.

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

1) Udbheda (उद्भेद):—[=ud-bheda] [from ud-bhid] m. the act of breaking through or out, becoming manifest or visible, appearing, sprouting, [Śakuntalā 85 d; Kumāra-sambhava; Bhartṛhari; Sāhitya-darpaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] (in [dramatic language]) the first manifestation of the germ (bīja) of the plot, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa; Daśarūpa; Pratāparudrīya]

3) [v.s. ...] a sprout or shoot of a plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] a spring, fountain, [Rāmāyaṇa; Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] treachery, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

6) [v.s. ...] mentioning, [Prasannarāghava]

[Sanskrit to German]

Udbheda 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Udbhēda (ಉದ್ಭೇದ):—

1) [noun] the act or an instance of sprouting (as from a spore or seed).

2) [noun] an instance of taking birth.

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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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