Upanah, Upānah: 8 definitions


Upanah 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upanah (उपनह्).—4 P.

1) To tie up, tie together.

2) To form into a bundle, bind together.

3) To inlay, set with; as चर्मोपनद्ध (carmopanaddha).

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Upānah (उपानह्).—f. [upa-nah-kvip upasargadīrghaḥ] A sandal, shoe; उपानद्गूढपादस्य सर्वा चर्मावृतेव भूः (upānadgūḍhapādasya sarvā carmāvṛteva bhūḥ) H.1.122; Manusmṛti 2.246; श्वा यदि क्रियते राजा स किं नाश्नात्युपानहम् (śvā yadi kriyate rājā sa kiṃ nāśnātyupānaham) H.3.51; cf. 'What is bred in the bones cannot go out of flesh', or 'Habit is second nature'.

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

Upānah (उपानह्).—i. e. upa-nah, f. (nom. sing. upānat, inst. du. upānadbhyām, loc. pl. upānatsu). A shoe, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 178.

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

Upānah (उपानह्).—[feminine] ([nominative] nat) & upānaha [masculine] sandal, shoe.

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Upanah (उपनह्).—tie up, bind together.

Upanah is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms upa and nah (नह्).

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

1) Upanah (उपनह्):—[=upa-√nah] [Parasmaipada] -nahyati, to tie or bind to or up, bind together;

—to make up into a bundle, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra] :

—[Causal] -nāhayati, to tie up, wrap, dress (a wound), [Suśruta; Caraka]

2) Upānah (उपानह्):—[=upā-nah] f. ([from] √nah with upa [not upā] [Pāṇini 6-3, 116]), a sandal, shoe, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.] (ifc. with affix -ka, upānatka; cf. an-upā, sopā).

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

Upānah (उपानह्):—[upā+nah] (t) 5. f. A shoe.

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

Upanāh (उपनाह्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Uvāṇayā, Uvāṇahā, Pāṇahā, Bāhaṇā.

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Upanah 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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