Usar, Ushar, Uṣār: 7 definitions


Usar means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, biology, Tamil. 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 Uṣār can be transliterated into English as Usar or Ushar, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Usar in Indonesia is the name of a plant defined with Vetiveria zizanioides in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Andropogon squarrosus L.f. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Wagenigen Agric. Univ. Pap. (1992)
· Mantissa Plantarum (1771)
· Tableau Encyclopédique et Méthodique … Botanique (1791)
· Molecular Ecology (1998)
· Symbolae Antillarum (1903)
· Journal of Japanese Botany (1941)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Usar (उसर्).—i. e. 2. vas + ar (r for n, and originally for vasant, identic with uṣas for vasant), f. Dawn, morning; acc. pl. usras, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 100, 15 = [Rigveda.] vii. 15, 8.

— Cf. = loc. vasri, , breakfast, .

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

Uṣar (उषर्):—[from uṣ] (in [compound] for uṣas below).

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ūṣar (ऊषर्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ūsara.

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Usar in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Usar in Hindi refers in English to:—(a and nm) barren or fallow (land); —[ki kheti] literally, tilling a barren land —wasting one’s industry, undertaking an impossible task..—usar (ऊसर) is alternatively transliterated as Ūsara.

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Uṣār (உஷார்) noun < Urdu hushyār.

1. Prudence, wakefulness, carefulness, mindfulness; கவனம். [kavanam.]

2. Readiness, alertness; தயார். [thayar.]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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