Upashakha, Upaśākhā: 6 definitions



Upashakha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Upaśākhā can be transliterated into English as Upasakha or Upashakha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Upshakha.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Upashakha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

upaśākhā (उपशाखा).—f (S) A minor or secondary branch; a branch shooting from a branch; a ramification: also a shooting from any of the main roots, a radicle.

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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

[«previous next»] — Upashakha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upaśākhā (उपशाखा).—A secondary branch, title branch; यथा तरोर्मूलनिषेचनेन तृप्यन्ति तत्स्कन्धभुजोपशाखाः (yathā tarormūlaniṣecanena tṛpyanti tatskandhabhujopaśākhāḥ) Bhāg.4.31.14.

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

Upaśākhā (उपशाखा):—[=upa-śākhā] f. a smaller branch of a tree, little branch, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa iv, 31, 14; Sāyaṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Upaśākhā (उपशाखा):—f. Zweig [Sāyaṇa. ] zu [Ṛgveda (roth). 7,33,6.]

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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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