Ulara, Uḷāra: 4 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Ulara means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Ular.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

uḷāra : (adj.) lofty; noble; eminent.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Uḷāra, (adj.) (Vedic udāra, BSk. audāra) great, eminent, excellent, superb, lofty, noble, rich.—Dhammapāla at VvA. 10—11 distinguishes 3 meanings: tīhi atthehi ūḷāraṃ; paṇītaṃ (excellent), seṭṭhaṃ (best), mahantaṃ (great) Vin. III, 41 (°bhoga); D. I, 96; M. III, 38 (°bhogatā); S. V, 159; Sn. 53, 58, 301; Nd2 170; J. I, 399; V, 95; Vv 11; 8426; Pv. I, 512 (= hita samiddha PvA. 30); VvA. 18 (°pabhāva = mahānubhāva); ThA. 173, 280; PvA. 5, 6, 7, 8, 25, 30, 43, 58 and passim; Sdhp. 26, 260, 416. ‹-› Der. oḷārika (q. v.). (Page 156)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ulāra (उलार) [Also spelled ular]:—(a) too weighty at the back (used for a carriage etc.)

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ulāra (ಉಲಾರ):—

1) [noun] anything used to cover; a cover; a covering for the hand with separate sheath for each finger and the thumb; a glove.

2) [noun] a seat provided with side-pillows to lean on.

3) [noun] an opening in a building for letting light or air or for looking through; a window or ventilator.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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