Ugrata, Ugratā: 7 definitions



Ugrata 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

Ugratā (उग्रता, “cruelty”).—One of the thirty-three ‘transitory states’ (vyabhicāribhāva), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 7. These ‘transitory states’ accompany the ‘permanent state’ in co-operation. The term is used throughout nāṭyaśāstra literature. It is also known as Augrya. (Also see the Daśarūpa 4.8-9)

Source: Natya Shastra

Ugratā (उग्रता, “cruelty”) is caused by determinants (vibhāva) such as arrest of robbers, offence to kings, offending words and the like, It is to be represented on the stage by consequents (anubhāva) like killing, imprisoning, beating, rebuking and the like.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., 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) and poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ugraṭa (उग्रट).—a (ugra S) Strong--a smell: and, attrib., strong-smelling.

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

ugraṭa (उग्रट).—a Strong-smelling; strong- a smell.

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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

Ugratā (उग्रता).—Violence, fearfulness, passion, anger, pungency, acrimony.

See also (synonyms): ugratva.

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

Ugratā (उग्रता).—[feminine] tva [neuter] vehemence, rigour, cruelty.

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

1) Ugratā (उग्रता):—[=ugra-tā] [from ugra] f. violence, passion, anger

2) [v.s. ...] pungency, acrimony, [Mahābhārata; Sāhitya-darpaṇa etc.]

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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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