Urasya: 4 definitions


Urasya 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Urasya (उरस्य).—Produced at the breast; cf.केचि-देता उरस्या (keci-detā urasyā) R.Pr.I.18, explained by the commentator as केचिदाचार्याः एतौ हकारविसर्जनीयौ उरःस्थाने इच्छन्ति । (kecidācāryāḥ etau hakāravisarjanīyau uraḥsthāne icchanti |)

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Urasya (उरस्य).—a. [uras-yat]

1) Being in the breast.

2) Pectoral.

3) Requiring an effort of the chest (as any exertion).

4) Legitimate (a son or daughter); born from a married couple of the same tribe or caste.

5) Excellent.

-syaḥ 1 A son.

2) The female breast; Bṛ. S.

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

Urasya (उरस्य).—mfn.

(-syaḥ-syā-syaṃ) From the breast. mf.

(-syaḥ-syā) A legitimate son or daughter, that is, one born from a married couple of the same tribe or cast. E. uras the breast, and yat aff.

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

1) Urasya (उरस्य):—[from uras] 1. urasya mfn. pectoral, belonging to or coming from the chest, requiring (exertion of) the chest, [Pāṇini 4-3, 114; v, 3, 103; Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] produced from one’s self, belonging to one’s self (as a child), [Pāṇini 4-4, 94]

3) [v.s. ...] m. the female breast, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

4) [v.s. ...] (in [grammar]) Name of the h and Visarga, [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya 41.]

5) [v.s. ...] 2. urasya [Nominal verb] [Parasmaipada] urasyati, to be strong-chested, be strong, [Pāṇini 3-1, 27.]

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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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