Upasara, aka: Upasārā; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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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.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-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) ...... Bk.7.66.

Source: DDSA: The practical 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: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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