Upodghata, Upōdghāta, Upodghāta: 6 definitions

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Upodghata 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

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

upōdghāta (उपोद्घात).—m S Exordium, introduction, proëm. 2 In Nyaya Shastra. The argument or heading (as of a book or canto). 3 In Amarkosh. An apposite argument or illustration. 4 Analysis.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upodghāta (उपोद्घात).—

1) A beginning, commencement.

2) An introduction, a preface.

3) An example, an apposite argument or illustration.

4) An occasion, medium, means; तत्प्रतिच्छन्दकमुपोद्घातेन माधवान्तिकमुपेयात् (tatpraticchandakamupodghātena mādhavāntikamupeyāt) Māl.1.

5) Analysis, ascertaining the elements of anything.

6) Alluding to, mentioning; Mu.3.

Derivable forms: upodghātaḥ (उपोद्घातः).

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

Upodghāta (उपोद्घात).—m.

(-taḥ) 1. A beginning, a thing begun. 2. An introduction, a preface. 3. An example, an apposite argument or illustration. 4. Analysis, the ascertainment of the elements of which a thing consists. E. upa before han to injure, aff. ghañ.

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

Upodghāta (उपोद्घात).—[masculine] introduction, beginning, opportunity.

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

1) Upodghāta (उपोद्घात):—[=upod-ghāta] [from upod-dhan] m. an introduction, preface, commencement, beginning, [Sāyaṇa on Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha; Nyāyamālā-vistara] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] any observation or episodical narrative inserted by the way, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

3) [v.s. ...] anything begun

4) [v.s. ...] an example, opposite argument or illustration, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] analysis, the ascertainment of the elements of anything, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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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