Udgam, Ud-gam: 4 definitions


Udgam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Udgam (उद्गम्).—go up, rise, shoot up, grow; come forth, extend, spread.

Udgam is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ud and gam (गम्).

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

Udgam (उद्गम्):—[=ud-√gam] [Parasmaipada] -gacchati ([Vedic or Veda] [imperfect tense] 1. [plural] -aganma) to come forth, appear suddenly, become visible, [Ṛg-veda i, 50, 10; Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa] : [Vikramorvaśī] etc.;

—to go up, rise (as a star), ascend, start up, [Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Ratnāvalī] etc.;

—to go out or away, disappear, [Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Bhartṛhari] etc.;

—to spread, extend, [Raghuvaṃśa] :

—[Causal] -gamayati, to cause to rise, [Patañjali];

—to cause to come out or issue (as milk from the mother’s breast), suck.

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

Udgam (उद्गम्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Uga, Ugga, Uggaccha, Uggama.

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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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Udgam in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) origin, fountainhead, source; rising, coming up; ~[na] rising, coming up..—udgam (उद्गम) is alternatively transliterated as Udgama.

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