Upacarita, Upācarita: 6 definitions


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)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

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.

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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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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

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

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

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

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Upacarita (उपचरित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Served, adored. E. upa near or with, car to go, affix kta.

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

1) Upacarita (उपचरित):—[=upa-carita] [from upa-car] mfn. approached, attended

2) [v.s. ...] applied etc.

3) [v.s. ...] n. a particular rule of Sandhi (cf. upa-cāra), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā-prātiśākhya]

4) Upācarita (उपाचरित):—[=upā-carita] [from upā-car] m. (in [grammar]) a particular Sandhi rule (by which a Visarga in the Pada-pāṭha becomes s before k and p in the Saṃhitā e.g. yas patiḥ, [Ṛg-veda x, 24, 3]), [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya 260, 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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