Upakriti, Upakṛti: 10 definitions


Upakriti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Upakṛti can be transliterated into English as Upakrti or Upakriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upakṛti (उपकृति).—f., [upakriyā] Favour, obligation.

Derivable forms: upakṛtiḥ (उपकृतिः).

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

Upakṛti (उपकृति).—f.

(-tiḥ) Aid, assistance, kindness. E. upa and kṛ to do, ktin aff.

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

Upakṛti (उपकृति).—[upa-kṛ + ti], f. A benefit, a service, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 54.

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

Upakṛti (उपकृति).—[feminine] service, kindness.

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

1) Upakṛti (उपकृति):—[=upa-kṛti] [from upa-kṛ] f. assistance, help, favour, kindness, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Rājataraṅgiṇī; Prabodha-candrodaya]

2) Upākṛti (उपाकृति):—[=upā-kṛti] [from upā-kṛ] f. setting about, beginning, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Upakṛti (उपकृति):—[upa-kṛti] (tiḥ) 2. f. Assistance.

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

Upakṛti (उपकृति) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Uvakii, Uvakidi.

[Sanskrit to German]

Upakriti in German

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Upakṛti (ಉಪಕೃತಿ):—

1) [noun] a charitable act or generous gift; a help; a service; a favour; an obligation.

2) [noun] a minor poetical work.

context information

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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