Urashchada, Uraśchada, Uras-chada, Urakchada: 2 definitions

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Urashchada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Uraśchada can be transliterated into English as Uraschada or Urashchada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Urashchhada.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uraśchada (उरश्छद).—a cuirass, breast-plate; Śi.15.8. cf. also उरच्छदमनिर्भिद्य द्रुतमुत्प- तिताः शराः (uracchadamanirbhidya drutamutpa- titāḥ śarāḥ) Śiva. B.13.1.6.

Derivable forms: uraśchadaḥ (उरश्छदः).

Uraśchada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uras and chada (छद). See also (synonyms): urastrāṇa.

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

Uraśchada (उरश्छद).—m.

(-daḥ) Armour, mail. E. uras the breast, and chada a covering.

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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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