Udici, aka: Udīcī; 6 Definition(s)


Udici 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Udichi.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Udīcī (उदीची).—R. a mahānadi.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 108. 80.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Udici (उदिचि).—North-South line. Note: Udici is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
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Jyotiṣa (ज्योतिष, jyotisha or jyotish) basically refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents one of the six additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas. Jyotiṣa concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

udīcī (उदीची).—f S The north.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

udicī (उदिची).—f The north. udicīna, udīcya a Northern.

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

Udīcī (उदीची).—The north; तेनोदीचीं दिशमनुसरेः (tenodīcīṃ diśamanusareḥ) Me.59.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Udīcī (उदीची).—f. (-cī) The north: see udac.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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Udīcītīrtha (उदीचीतीर्थ).—Next to Dakṣiṇamānasa in Gayā.** Vāyu-purāṇa 111. 6.
Diśā.—(IE 7-1-2), ‘ten’; rarely used to indicate ‘four’ also. Note: diśā is defined in the “Ind...
Udicca, (adj.) (apparently an adjectivised ger. of udeti but distorted from & in meaning = Sk. ...
Udañc (उदञ्च्).—a. (m. udaṅ, n. udak, f. udīcī) 1) Turned or going upwards. 2) Upper, hig...
Udac (उदच्).—a. (m. udaṅ, n. udak, f. udīcī)1) Turned or going upwards.2) Upper, higher; °कूलः ...

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