Udbhijja, Udbhid-ja: 14 definitions

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Udbhijja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Udbhijj.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Udbhijja (उद्भिज्ज).—A son of Jyotiṣmat, after whose name was Udbhijjavarṣa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 14. 27-28.

1b) —(c)—a kingdom of Kuśadvīpa—also udbhida.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 14. 28; 19. 57.
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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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Samkhya (school of philosophy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Sāṃkhya philosophy

Udbhijja (उद्भिज्ज) refers to the “plant kingdom”, and represents a division of human creation (mānuṣasarga or mānuṣyasarga) according to the Sāṃkhyakārikā. The mānuṣasarga is one of the three types of elemental creation, also known as bhautikasarga.

The Sāṃkhyakārikā by Iśvarakṛṣṇa is the earliest extant text of the Sāṃkhya school of philosophy and dates from the 4th century CE. It contains 72 Sanskrit verses and contents include epistemology and the theory of causation.

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Samkhya (सांख्य, Sāṃkhya) is a dualistic school of Hindu philosophy (astika) and is closeley related to the Yoga school. Samkhya philosophy accepts three pramanas (‘proofs’) only as valid means of gaining knowledge. Another important concept is their theory of evolution, revolving around prakriti (matter) and purusha (consciousness).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

udbhijja (उद्भिज्ज) [or उद्भिद्, udbhid].—a S That bursts forth; that sprouts or shoots; growing or existing as a tree, plant, or vegetable.

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

udbhijja (उद्भिज्ज).—a That bursts forth; that sprouts. Growing or existing as a tree, plant or vegetable.–śāstra n. Botany.–yōni f Vegetable kingdom.

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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

Udbhijja (उद्भिज्ज).—a. (udbhijja) sprouting, germinating (as a plant).

-jjaḥ a plant; उद्भिज्जाः स्थावराः सर्वे बीजकाण्डप्ररोहिणः (udbhijjāḥ sthāvarāḥ sarve bījakāṇḍaprarohiṇaḥ) Manusmṛti 1.46.

Udbhijja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms udbhid and ja (ज).

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

Udbhijja (उद्भिज्ज).—mfn.

(-jjaḥ-jjā-jjaṃ) Sprouting, germinating. (as a vegetable.) E. udbhid a vegetable, and ja produced; also udbhija one ja being dropped; also udbhid.

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

Udbhijja (उद्भिज्ज).—i. e. udbhid-ja (vb. jan), adj., f. , Sprouting, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in Chr. 209, 5.

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

Udbhijja (उद्भिज्ज).—[adjective] propagated by sprouts or seed (v. seq.).

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

Udbhijja (उद्भिज्ज):—[=ud-bhij-ja] [from ud-bhij > ud-bhid] mfn. sprouting, germinating (as a plant), [Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Aitareya-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata; Manu-smṛti etc.]

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

Udbhijja (उद्भिज्ज):—[(jjaḥ-jjā-jjaṃ) a. Idem.]

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Udbhijja 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Udbhijja (उद्भिज्ज) [Also spelled udbhijj]:—(a) sprouting from beneath the ground; (nm) vegetation.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Udbhijja (ಉದ್ಭಿಜ್ಜ):—[noun] that which bursts forth from below the earth’s surface; that which sprouts (as a plant).

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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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