Upasara, Upasārā, Upashara: 8 definitions


Upasara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

upasārā (उपसारा).—m (Formed out of upa & sṛ S) Unconfined or unobstructed moving about; free expatiation: also amplitude or freedom of place; roominess (for persons, beasts, furniture, things, rubbish). Ex. hyā gharānta upasāṛyācī or upasāṛyālā jāgā nāhīṃ; jyā gharālā u0 asatō tēthēñca rāhavēṃ. 2 The minor articles of a house, traveling kit &c., the light traps: also the off-businesses, petty jobs, or secondary affairs of life.

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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

Upasara (उपसर).—See under उपसृ, -सृज्, -सृप् (upasṛ, -sṛj, -sṛp).

See also (synonyms): upasarga, upasarpaṇa.

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Upasara (उपसर).—a. P.III.3.71 Approaching.

-raḥ 1 Approaching (as a cow). प्रजनः स्यादुपसरः (prajanaḥ syādupasaraḥ) cf. also उपसरो हि स्त्रीगवीषु पुङ्गवानामभिगमनमुच्यते स च नैरन्तर्येण भवति (upasaro hi strīgavīṣu puṅgavānāmabhigamanamucyate sa ca nairantaryeṇa bhavati).

2) The first pregnancy of a cow; गवामुपसरः (gavāmupasaraḥ) Sk.

3) A continuous line. वीनामुपसरं दृष्ट्वा (vīnāmupasaraṃ dṛṣṭvā) ...... Bhaṭṭikāvya 7.66.

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

Upasara (उपसर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-rī-raṃ) 1. The first pregnancy or impregnation of a cow, &c. 2. Who or what approaches. E. upa before sṛ to go, and ap aff.

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

1) Upasara (उपसर):—[=upa-sara] a etc. See upa-√sṛ.

2) [=upa-sara] [from upa-sṛ] b m. approach, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]

3) [v.s. ...] the approach (of a male to a female)

4) [v.s. ...] covering (a cow), impregnation, [Pāṇini]

5) Upāśāra (उपाशार):—[=upā-śāra] m. (√śṛ = śri), shelter, refuge, [Kāṭhaka]

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

Upasara (उपसर):—[upa-sara] (raḥ) 1. m. The first pregnancy of a cow. a. Approaching.

[Sanskrit to German]

Upasara in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Upasara (ಉಪಸರ):—

1) [noun] the act or an instance of going closer; approaching.

2) [noun] a mating of a cow and a bull.

3) [noun] the (first) pregnancy of a cow.

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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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