Uksh, Ukṣ: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Ukṣ can be transliterated into English as Uks or Uksh, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ukṣ (उक्ष्).—1, 6 U. (ukṣati, ukṣāñcakāra, vavakṣa-kṣe Ved., aukṣīt, ukṣitum, ukṣita)

1) To sprinkle, wet, moisten, pour down upon; औक्षन् शोणितमम्भोदाः (aukṣan śoṇitamambhodāḥ) Bhaṭṭikāvya 17.9,3.5; उक्षांबभवुरभितो वपुरम्बुवर्षैः (ukṣāṃbabhavurabhito vapurambuvarṣaiḥ) Śiśupālavadha 5,3; R.11.5.2; Kumārasambhava 1.54.

2) To emit, send forth.

3) To scatter, throw out (as sparks).

4) To clean, purify.

5) To grow up, become strong (Ved.); मा न उक्षन्तमुत मा न उक्षितम् (mā na ukṣantamuta mā na ukṣitam) Ṛgveda 1.114.7.

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

Ukṣ (उक्ष्).—[ukṣa] r. 1st. cl. (ukṣati) 1. To sprinkle or wet. 2. To clean.

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

Ukṣ (उक्ष्).—. i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] (ved. also [Ātmanepada.]), 1. To sprinkle, Chr. 293, 2 = [Rigveda.] 1. 87, 2; Chr. 36, 15. 2. To wet, Mahābhārata 13, 1791.

— With the prep. abhi abhi, To sprinkle on, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 41, 4.

— With pra pra, 1. To hallow (by sprinkling) for a sacrifice, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 27. 2. To sacrifice, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 13, 29; 31, Gorr.

— With saṃpra sam-pra, To sprinkle on, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 1, 24.

— With sam sam, 1. To wet, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 75, 8. 2. To endow. [Rāmāyaṇa] 2. 91. 33.

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

Ukṣ (उक्ष्).—1. ukṣati ukṣate [participle] ukṣita sprinkle, besprinkle; drip drop ([Middle] [intransitive]).

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Ukṣ (उक्ष्).—2. ukṣati [participle] ukṣita grow up, get strong. [Causative] ukṣayate strengthen.

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

1) Ukṣ (उक्ष्):—1. ukṣ [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] [Parasmaipada] ukṣati, ukṣate (p. ukṣat, [Ṛg-veda i, 114, 7, and] ukṣamāṇa, [Atharva-veda iii, 12, 1; Ṛg-veda iv, 42, 4, etc.]; ukṣāṃ-cakāra [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]; for vavakṣa etc. See √vakṣ; aukṣat and aukṣīt, ukṣitum)

—to sprinkle, moisten, wet, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to sprinkle or scatter in small drops;

—to emit;

—to throw out, scatter (as sparks), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda] etc.;

—to emit seed (as a bull);

—to be strong, [Ṛg-veda i, 114, 7; x, 55, 7, etc.] :

—[Causal] [Ātmanepada] ukṣayate, to strengthen, [Ṛg-veda vi, 17, 4];

2) cf. [Lithuanian] Ukana: [Hibernian or Irish] uisg, uisge, ‘water, a river’; uisgeach, ‘aquatic, watery, fluid, moist, pluvial:’ [Greek] ὑγρός, ὑγρότης, ὑγραίνω: [Latin] ūveo (for ugveo), Umor, etc.

3) 2. ukṣ mfn. ifc. dropping, pouring See bṛhad-ukṣ

4) becoming strong See sākam-ukṣ.

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

Ukṣ (उक्ष्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ukkha, Ukka.

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Uksh 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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