Ullasita, Ullāsita: 7 definitions


Ullasita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Saṅgītaśiromaṇi

Ullāsita (उल्लासित, “jumping”) refers to one of the fifteen aspects of gamaka (embellishments, ornamentation) that are used in Indian classical music (gāndharva), according to the Saṅgītaśiromaṇi 14.83-94. These gamakas refer to essential elements of the sthāyas (technical phrases) of rāgas (melodic modes). Accordingly, “in ullāsita a note moves each time to the next higher note in the scale”.

Source: archive.org: Northern Indian Music Volume I

Ullāsita (उल्लासित, “laughing”) refers to one of the gamakas (graces):—“When the ntoes follow one another in order this is called ‘laughing’ (ullāsita)”. (Saṅgītaratnākara 2.3.94)

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., 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) and poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ullasita (उल्लसित).—p S Delighted, rejoiced, pleased. 2 a Brilliant, splendid, glittering.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ullasita (उल्लसित).—p. p.

1) Shining, brilliant, splendid.

2) Happy, delighted.

3) Drawn up, uplifted, brandishing (as a sword.) ददृशुरुल्लसितासिलतासिताः (dadṛśurullasitāsilatāsitāḥ) Śi.6.51.

4) Gleaming, fluttering. °हरिणकेतनः रथः (hariṇaketanaḥ rathaḥ) V.1.

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Ullāsita (उल्लासित).—a. Delighted, rejoicing.

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

Ullasita (उल्लसित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Bright, splendid, shining. 2. Happy. 3. Ejected, brought to the top or surface. 4. Drawn up. E. ud before las to shine, kta aff.

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Ullāsita (उल्लासित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Delighted, rejoicing. E. ud before las to shine, causal form, kta aff.

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

Ullasita (उल्लसित).—[adjective] shone forth, appeared; joyous, petulant; moving to and for.

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

1) Ullasita (उल्लसित):—[=ul-lasita] [from ul-las] mfn. shining, bright, brilliant, [Pañcarātra]

2) [v.s. ...] coming forth, rising, appearing, [Śiśupāla-vadha; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] ejected, brought out

4) [v.s. ...] drawn, unsheathed (as a sword), [Śiśupāla-vadha vi, 51]

5) [v.s. ...] merry, happy, joyful, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

6) [v.s. ...] moving, trembling.

7) Ullāsita (उल्लासित):—[=ul-lāsita] [from ul-las] mfn. caused to shine, caused to come forth, etc.

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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. 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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