Upanta, Upānta, Upamta: 15 definitions
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Upānta (उपान्त).—lit. near the last; penultimate. The word is generally found used in the Cāndra Vyākaraṇa.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
upānta (उपांत).—m S Margin, verge, brink, end. 2 The angle of the eye.
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upānta (उपांत) [or उपांतिक, upāntika].—a (S) Near, neighboring, proximate.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
upānta (उपांत).—m Margin, verge, brink, end. upānta, upāntika a Near, neighbouring.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Upānta (उपान्त).—a. Near to the end, last but one.
-taḥ 1 Border, edge, margin, skirt, point (of anything); उपान्तयोर्निष्कुषितं विहङ्गैः (upāntayorniṣkuṣitaṃ vihaṅgaiḥ) R.7.5. Kumārasambhava 3.69,7.32; Amaruśataka 27; Uttararāmacarita 1.26; वल्कल° (valkala°) K.136.
2) The corner or angle of the eye; विलोचने तिर्यगुपान्तलोहिते (vilocane tiryagupāntalohite) Kumārasambhava 5.74; नयनोपान्तविलोकितं च यत् (nayanopāntavilokitaṃ ca yat) 4.23; R.3.26.
3) Immediate proximity, vicinity; तयोरुपान्तस्थितसिद्धसैनिकम् (tayorupāntasthitasiddhasainikam) R.3.57, उपान्तवानीरगृहाणि दृष्ट्वा (upāntavānīragṛhāṇi dṛṣṭvā) R.7.24,16.21; Meghadūta 24.
4) Side or slope (nitamba); Meghadūta 18.
5) The last letter but one.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Upānta (उपान्त).—adj. (recorded only as n., vicinity), near (or if subst., neighbor), with instr.: Lalitavistara 90.9 (prose) upāntās te tathāgatena, they are close to (neighbors, associates of) the T.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) Near. m.
(-ntaḥ) The angle of the eye. E. upa near, anta end.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upānta (उपान्त).— i. e. upa-anta, n. Proximity, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 450.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upānta (उपान्त).—[neuter] nearness of the end, edge, margin, immediate proximity; [accusative] & [locative] near ([genetive] or —°); °— near, neighbouring.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Upānta (उपान्त):—mfn. near to the end, last but one
2) n. proximity to the end or edge or margin
3) border, edge, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā vi; Raghuvaṃśa; Pañcatantra; Kirātārjunīya] etc.
4) the last place but one, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
5) immediate or close proximity, nearness, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Rājataraṅgiṇī; Meghadūta] etc.
6) n. the last letter but one, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) the corner of the eye, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upānta (उपान्त):—[upā+nta] (ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) a. Near. m. Angle or corner of the eye.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Upānta (उपान्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Upaṃta.
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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 (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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Upaṃta (उपंत) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Upānta.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Upāṃta (ಉಪಾಂತ):—[noun] = ಉಪಾಂತ್ಯ [upamtya].
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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