Uddyota; 2 Definition(s)


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Uddyota (उद्द्योत).—a.

1) Shining, blazing; हर्षरश्मिमिरुद्द्योतं यस्यान्तःपुरमाबभौ (harṣaraśmimiruddyotaṃ yasyāntaḥpuramābabhau) Rām.1.16.25.

-taḥ Light, lustre (lit. and fig.); देहोद्द्योतैर्दशाशाः कपिशयति मुहुर्द्वादशादित्यदीप्तिः (dehoddyotairdaśāśāḥ kapiśayati muhurdvādaśādityadīptiḥ) Nāg.4.22. त्रिभि- र्नेत्रैः कृतोद्द्योतम् (tribhi- rnetraiḥ kṛtoddyotam) Mb.; कुलोद्द्योतकरी तव (kuloddyotakarī tava) Rām. adorning or gracing.

2) Revelation.

3) A division of a book, chapter, section.

4) Name of the commentary on Ratnāvalī, on Kāvyapradīpa, and on महाभाष्यप्रदीप (mahābhāṣyapradīpa).

(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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