Upacarita, aka: Upācarita; 4 Definition(s)


Upacarita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 Upacharita.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Upacarita in Vyakarana glossary... « previous · [U] · next »

Upācarita (उपाचरित).—(l) sibilation substitution of a sibilant letter for a visarga: cf. प्लुतोपाचरिते च (plutopācarite ca) R.Pr. XI.19; (2) name of the saṃdhi in which a visarga is changed into a sibilant letter; cf. सर्वत्रैवोपाचरितः स संधिः (sarvatraivopācaritaḥ sa saṃdhiḥ) R. Pr.IV.14 which corresponds to Pāṇini VIII.3.18 and 19.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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upacarita : (pp. of upacarati) practised; served; dealt with.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Upacarita, (pp. of upacarati) practised, served, enacted, performed Miln. 359, 360. (Page 140)

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

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Upacarita (उपचरित).—A particular rule of Sandhi.

Derivable forms: upacaritam (उपचरितम्).

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Upācarita (उपाचरित).—p. p. Attached to any one's service, obedient.

-taḥ (In gram.) That rule of Sandhi by which the sound Visarga becomes स् (s) before क् (k) and प् (p).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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