Uposhita, Upōṣita, Upoṣita: 5 definitions


Uposhita 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.

The Sanskrit terms Upōṣita and Upoṣita can be transliterated into English as Uposita or Uposhita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

upōṣita (उपोषित).—p (S) That has not taken his meal, fasting, impransus. 2 That is keeping a fast.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upoṣita (उपोषित).—a. One who has fasted,

-tam A fast, fasting.

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Upoṣita (उपोषित).—A fast.

Derivable forms: upoṣitam (उपोषितम्).

See also (synonyms): upoṣaṇa.

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

Upoṣita (उपोषित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Fasted, fasting. n.

(-taṃ) Fast, fasting. E. upa before vas to abide, kta aff.

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

Upoṣita (उपोषित).—[adjective] (having) fasted; [neuter] = [preceding]

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

1) Upoṣita (उपोषित):—[from upa-vas] mfn. one who has fasted, fasting, [Mahābhārata; Yājñavalkya; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] n. a fast, fasting, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa; Manu-smṛti v, 155, etc.]

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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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