Uktapratyukta, Ukta-pratyukta: 8 definitions


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In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

[«previous next»] — Uktapratyukta in Natyashastra glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Uktapratyukta (उक्तप्रत्युक्त) refers to one of the twelve types of lāsya, or “gentle form of dance” according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 20. These various lāsya are presented as a specific type of dramatic play (nāṭya) similar to that of the Bhāṇa type

Source: Natya Shastra

Uktapratyukta (उक्तप्रत्युक्त).—One of the twelve types of lāsya;—The Ukta-pratyukta is a duett (lit. a dialogue) expressing anger or pleasure, and it sometimes contains Words of censure. It should contain interesting things in a song.

Source: svAbhinava: Abhinavagupta’s Treatment of the lāsyāṅgas

Uktapratyukta (उक्तप्रत्युक्त).—One of the ten type of lāsyāṅga, or ‘elements of the gentle dance’;—In it there is speech and reply (i.e., the disco urse). It is caused by anger and favor and is based on words of insult and censure. It is employed with significant striking song. Abhinava explains ‘citragītārtha’ as ‘the meaning of the striking song’ (which is the composition of the dhruva song). In the nāṭyāyita, spoken of in chapter 22 of the Nāṭyaśāstra (the chapter called the Sāmānyābhinaya), there is the gestic ulation of the purport of the dhruva song. It is described there in relation to abhinaya (acting). Here it is stated as the theme of the lāsya, that is useful as part of the play. It also includes the technique of akāśabhāṣita, svagata and the asides (i.e., janāntika and apavārita), etc., used in the dramas.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—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), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Uktapratyukta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uktapratyukta (उक्तप्रत्युक्त).—speech and reply, discourse.

Derivable forms: uktapratyuktam (उक्तप्रत्युक्तम्).

Uktapratyukta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ukta and pratyukta (प्रत्युक्त).

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

Uktapratyukta (उक्तप्रत्युक्त).—[neuter] speech and reply, conversation.

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

1) Uktapratyukta (उक्तप्रत्युक्त):—[=ukta-pratyukta] [from ukta] n. speech and reply, discourse, conversation, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xi, 5, 1, 10]

2) [v.s. ...] a kind of anthem or alternate song, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

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Uktapratyukta 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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