Upari: 15 definitions

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Upari means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

upari : (ind.) above; on; upon; upper; overhead.

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

Upari, (indecl.) (Vedic upari, der. fr. upa, Idg. *uper(i); Gr. uper, Lat. s-uper; Goth. ufar, Ohg. ubir = Ger. über E. over; Oir. for) over, above (prep. & prefix) 1. (adv.) on top, above (opp. adho below) Vin. IV, 46 (opp. heṭṭhā); J. VI, 432; KhA 248 (= uddhaṃ; opp. adho); SnA 392 (abtimukho u. gacchati explaining paccuggacchati of Sn. 442); PvA. 11 (heṭṭhā manussa-saṇṭhānaṃ upari sūkara-s°), 47 (upari chattaṃ dhāriyamāna), 145 (sabbattha upari upon everything).—2. (prep. w. gen) with ref. either to space = on top of, on, upon, as in kassa upari sāpo patissati on whom shall the curse fall? DhA I 41; attano u. patati falls upon himself PvA. 45; etissā upari kodho anger on her, i.e. against her VvA. 68; or to time = on top of, after, later, as in catunnaṃ māsānaṃ upari after 4 months PvA. 52 (= uddhaṃ catūhi māsehi of Pv. I, 1012); sattannaṃ vassa-satānaṃ upari after 700 years PvA. 144. ‹-› 3. (adv. in compn. , meaning “upper, higher, on the upper or top side”, or “on top of”, if the phrase is in Loc. case. See below.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

upari (उपरि).—prep S Over or above; at or towards the upper side of. 2 On or upon. 3 With ētat or tat as ētadupari, tadupari Upon this; upon that; moreover, besides, furthermore.

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uparī (उपरी).—m (upari S) A sojourner; a lodger; a temporary resident; one dwelling where he has no property in the soil. 2 A tenant or farmer having no right of occupancy; as opp. to thalakarī A landed proprietor.

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uparī (उपरी).—ad (upari S In notes, as āśīrvādau0 vinantī u0 &c.) After, further, onwards, to proceed.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

upari (उपरि).—prep Above; on or upon.

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uparī (उपरी).—m A sojourner, a lodger. ad After, further.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upari (उपरि).—ind.

1) As a separable preposition (usually with gen., rarely with acc. or loc.) it means (a) Above, over, upon, on, towards; (opp. adhaḥ) (with gen.); गतमुपरि घनानाम् (gatamupari ghanānām) Ś.7.7; अवाङ्मुखस्योपरि वृष्टिः पपात (avāṅmukhasyopari vṛṣṭiḥ papāta) R.2.6; अर्कस्योपरि (arkasyopari) Ś.2.9; प्रासादानाम् (prāsādānām) Māl.7.5; U.5.2; Śi.16. 9.12.37; so °स्थापनम्, °स्थित (sthāpanam, °sthita) &c.; with loc. उपर्येव स लङ्कायाम् (uparyeva sa laṅkāyām) Rām.; or acc. यन्त्राण्युपरि यन्त्राणि (yantrāṇyupari yantrāṇi) ibid. oft. at the end of comp.; रथ°, तरुवर°, तद्° (ratha°, taruvara°, tad°). (b) At the end of, at the head of; सर्वानन्दानामुपरि वर्तमाना (sarvānandānāmupari vartamānā) K.158. (c) Beyond, in addition to; पणस्योपरि संस्थाप्य व्ययम् (paṇasyopari saṃsthāpya vyayam) Y.2.253; भुक्तस्यो- परि (bhuktasyo- pari) Suśr. (d) In connection with, with regard to, towards, upon; परस्परस्योपरि पर्यचीयत (parasparasyopari paryacīyata) R.3.24; Śānti. 3.23; तस्योपरि क्रुद्धः, ममोपरि दुष्टबुद्धिः (tasyopari kruddhaḥ, mamopari duṣṭabuddhiḥ) &c.; तवोपरि प्रायोपवेशनं करिष्यामि (tavopari prāyopaveśanaṃ kariṣyāmi) on your account. (e) After; मुहूर्तादुपरि उपाध्याय- श्चेदागच्छेत् (muhūrtādupari upādhyāya- ścedāgacchet) P.III.3.9 Sk. उपरि (upari) joined to उपरि (upari) (with acc. or gen. or by itself) means (a) Just above; लोकानुपर्युपर्यास्ते माधवः (lokānuparyuparyāste mādhavaḥ) Vop. (b) higher and higher, far high, high above; उपर्युपरि सर्वेषामादित्य इव तेजसा (uparyupari sarveṣāmāditya iva tejasā) Mb.

2) (As a separable adverb) It means (a) high above, upon, towards the upper side of (opp. adhaḥ); त्रिदशा- न्विनिहत्याशु स्वयं स्थास्याम्यथोपरि (tridaśā- nvinihatyāśu svayaṃ sthāsyāmyathopari) Rām.7.29.6. उपर्युपरि पश्यन्तः सर्व एव दरिद्रति (uparyupari paśyantaḥ sarva eva daridrati) H.2.2; so उपरि या (upari yā); °स्थापन, °स्थित (sthāpana, °sthita) &c.; oft. in com. स्वमुद्रोपरिचिह्नितम् (svamudroparicihnitam) Y.1.319. (b) Besides, in addition, further, more; शतान्युपरि चैवाष्टौ तथा भूयश्च सप्ततिः (śatānyupari caivāṣṭau tathā bhūyaśca saptatiḥ) Mb. (c) Afterwards; यदा पूर्वं नासीदुपरि च तया नैव भविता (yadā pūrvaṃ nāsīdupari ca tayā naiva bhavitā) Śānti.2.7; सर्पिः पीत्वोपरि पयः पिबेत् (sarpiḥ pītvopari payaḥ pibet) Suśr.; उपर्युपरि (uparyupari) more and more, repeatedly, continuously. [cf. Zend upairi, upara; Gr. huper; L. super; Old Germ. obar; Germ. uber; Eng. over; Hind. upar].

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

Upari (उपरि).—ind. On, upon, above. E. upa and ri aff.

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

Upari (उपरि).—indecl. Over, above, on. I. adv. Above, Mahābhārata 1, 571; upwards, [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 74; moreover, Mahābhārata 1, 294. Ii. prep. 1. Over, with the loc., [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 85, 3; with the acc., 6, 3, 26; with the gen. Mahābhārata 1, 507. 2. On, with the gen., [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 2, 253 (adding to). 3. Concerning, with the gen., [Pañcatantra] 94, 12; on account of, 214, 6. Iii. Former part of comp. nouns and former and latter part of comp. adv., e. g. upari-puruṣa, adj. Mounted by a man [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 188, 16. karparopari, i. e. karpara-, adv. Over earthen pots, [Pañcatantra] 218, 12. taruvaropari, i. e. taru -vara-, adv. On an excellent tree, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 35, 92. kathitavelopari, i. e. kathita -velā-, adv. After the appointed time, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 44, 16.

— Doubled uparyupari, i. e. upari-upari. 1. adv. Always higher, [Hitopadeśa] ii. [distich] 2 (those who look always above themselves, i. e. to their superiors); one above another, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in Chr. 209, 2. 2. prep. Over, with acc., Mahābhārata 1, 4648; with gen., [Nala] 1, 2.

— Cf. upa and ved. upara, of which it is probably the loc. sing. slightly changed; [Gothic.] ufar-; concerning [Latin] super and Gr. (properly in aeol. , ep. .) cf. upa.

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

Upari (उपरि).—[adverb] above, upwards, moreover, further, then; doubled = higher and higher, more and more. As [preposition] above, over, beyond, upon, up into ([accusative], [genetive], [ablative], [locative], °— or —° in an [adverb]); above in number or order ([genetive] or —° in an [adverb]), after ([genetive] or —°); concerning, as to ([genetive]); doubled = immediately over ([accusative]), high over ([genetive]).

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

1) Upari (उपरि):—a ind. (as a separable adverb) above, upon, on, upwards, towards the upper side of (opposed to adhas and, nīcā e.g. upari-√yā, to go upwards; sometimes written with a following word as if compounded with it See below)

2) besides, in addition to, further (sahasraṃ śatāny upari cāṣṭau, 1000 and 800 in addition)

3) afterwards (e.g. upari payaḥ pibet, he should drink milk afterwards)

4) upary upari, higher and higher

5) repeatedly, continuously, [Ṛg-veda] etc. (As a separable preposition, with [accusative] [locative case], or [genitive case]) over, above, upon, on, at the head of, on the upper side of, beyond (e.g. upari śailaṃ-√gam, to go over the mountain; upari laṅkāyāṃ samprāptaḥ saḥ, he arrived over Laṅkā; upary upari sarveṣām atiṣṭhat, he stood at the very head of all; ātmānaṃ tasya upari kṣiptvā, having thrown himself upon him)

6) in connection with, with reference to, with regard to, towards (with [genitive case] e.g. mamopari vikāritaḥ, changed in feeling with regard to me; putrasyopari kruddhaḥ, enraged towards his son)

7) after (with [ablative] e.g. muhūrtād upari, after a minute; See also tad-upari etc.), [Ṛg-veda etc.];

8) cf. Zend upairi; [Gothic] ufar; Old [German] obar; [modern] [German] öber; [English] over; [Greek] ὑπέρ; [Latin] super.

9) b may stand first in a compound, as in the following examples:

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

Upari (उपरि):—[upa-ri] prep. On, above, up.

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

Upari (उपरि) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Avari, Avariṃ, Avarilla, Uppiṃ, Uvari.

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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.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Upari (उपरि):—(int) above.

2) Ūparī (ऊपरी) [Also spelled upri]:—(a) upper; superficial, artificial, showy.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Upari (ಉಪರಿ):—[adjective] situated, coming, placed or supposed to be, above.

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Upari (ಉಪರಿ):—

1) [noun] the upper portion or region.

2) [noun] the excess quantity; the quantity by which one exceeds another.

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Upari (ಉಪರಿ):—[adverb] afterwards; (immediately) following (in time).

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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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