Ukha: 11 definitions


Ukha 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Ukhā (उखा):—(1) infra clavicular fossa. (2) Hollow on the side of the hip.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Ukhā (उखा) is the regular word for a “cooking pot”, usually mentioned in connection with sacrifice, from the Rigveda onwards. It was made of clay (mṛṇ-mayī). See also Sthālī.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ukha (उख).—A boiler, pot, vessel. चरुं पञ्चबिलमुखं धर्मोऽभीन्धे (caruṃ pañcabilamukhaṃ dharmo'bhīndhe) Av.11.3.18.

-khā 1 A boiling vessel, a boiler or cooking pot (such as a sauce-pan; Mar. śegaḍī). अन्यो ह्याग्निरुखाप्यन्या नित्यमेवमवेहि भोः (anyo hyāgnirukhāpyanyā nityamevamavehi bhoḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.315.15.

2) A fireplace at a sacrifice.

3) A part of the body.

Derivable forms: ukhaḥ (उखः).

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

Ukhā (उखा).—f.

(-khā) A pot or saucepan, &c. E. ukh to go, ka affix, and ṭāp, also ughā.

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

Ukha (उख).—[masculine] pot, boiler (also ā [feminine]); a cert. part of the upper portion of the thigh (v. seq.).

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

1) Ukha (उख):—m. ([from] root khan with 1. ud?), a boiler, caldron, vessel, [Atharva-veda xi, 3, 18]

2) Name of a pupil of Tittiri, [Pāṇini; Taittirīya-anukramaṇī]

3) a particular part of the upper leg, [Lāṭyāyana]

4) Ukhā (उखा):—[from ukha] f. a boiler

5) [v.s. ...] any saucepan or pot or vessel which can be put on the fire, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda xii, 3, 23; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Suśruta] etc.

6) [v.s. ...] a particular part of the upper leg, [Pāṇini; Caraka etc.]

7) Ūkha (ऊख):—m. a buttock

8) (cf. ukha), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Ukhā (उखा):—[(khā)] 1. f. A pot or saucepan.

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

Ūkhā (ऊखा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ukkhā.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ukha 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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ūkha (ऊख) [Also spelled ukh]:—(nm) see [īkha].

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