Ullas: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ullas (उल्लस्).—1 P.

1) To jump up, sport, play, wave, flutter; उल्लसितासितपताकासहस्रम् (ullasitāsitapatākāsahasram) K.96; Śiśupālavadha 5.47,53.

2) To flash, shine, glitter, sparkle; उल्लसत्काञ्चनकुण्डलाग्रम् (ullasatkāñcanakuṇḍalāgram) Śiśupālavadha 3.5, 33;5.55;16.61;2.56; (fig.) to brighten or cheer up; K.189.

3) To rise, appear forth; अर्कोपलोल्लसितवह्नि- भिरह्नि तप्ताः (arkopalollasitavahni- bhirahni taptāḥ) Śiśupālavadha 4.58,6.51,16.51; यदुल्लसितविस्मयाः (yadullasitavismayāḥ) Māl. 9.38.

4) To be reflected; ... उल्लसन्त्यः विदधति दशनानां सीत्कृताविष्कृतानामभिनवरविभासः पद्मरागानुकारम् (ullasantyaḥ vidadhati daśanānāṃ sītkṛtāviṣkṛtānāmabhinavaravibhāsaḥ padmarāgānukāram) Śiśupālavadha 11.54.

5) To blow, open, be expanded. -Caus.

1) To cause to jump up or play.

2) To brighten, illuminate, grace; क्रोधोल्ला- सितशोणितारुणगदस्योच्छिन्दतः कौरवानद्यैकं दिवसं ममासि न गुरुर्नाहं विधेयस्तवः (krodhollā- sitaśoṇitāruṇagadasyocchindataḥ kauravānadyaikaṃ divasaṃ mamāsi na gururnāhaṃ vidheyastavaḥ) || Ve.1.12; Uttararāmacarita 4.

3) To divert, delight;

4) To shake, move K.22; जिह्वाशतान्युल्लसयन्त्यजस्रम् (jihvāśatānyullasayantyajasram) Kirātārjunīya 16.37.

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

Ullas (उल्लस्).—= [Simple] [Causative] cause to gleam etc.; cause, produce i.[grammar] pratyud shine, appear.

Ullas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ud and las (लस्).

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

Ullas (उल्लस्):—[=ul-√las] (ud-√las) [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -lasati, -te, to shine forth, beam, radiate, be brilliant, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Pañcarātra; Śiśupāla-vadha] etc.;

—to come forth, become visible or perceptible, appear, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.;

—to resound, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Rājataraṅgiṇī];

—to sport, play, dance, be wanton or joyful, [Amaru-śataka; Chandomañjarī];

—to jump, shake, tremble, be agitated, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Pañcarātra] etc.:—[Causal] -lāsayati, to cause to shine or radiate, make brilliant, [Pañcarātra; Prabodha-candrodaya];

—to cause to come forth or appear, cause to resound, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa];

—to divert, delight, [Śatruṃjaya-māhātmya; Hitopadeśa];

—to cause to dance or jump, agitate, cause to move, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Rājataraṅgiṇī; Hitopadeśa etc.]

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

Ullas (उल्लस्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Aroa, Āroa, Ullasa, Ūsalava, Ūsuṃbha, Guṃjolla, Ṇillasa, Pulaāa.

context information

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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