Ushat, Uśat: 4 definitions


Ushat 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 Uśat can be transliterated into English as Usat or Ushat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uśat (उशत्).—a.

1) Beautiful; तेनायं स अशत्तमः (tenāyaṃ sa aśattamaḥ) Bhāgavata 1.3.14. जायेव पत्य उशती सुवासाः (jāyeva patya uśatī suvāsāḥ) Mahābhārata 1.1.1.

2) Dear, beloved; बद्धः स्वकर्मभिरुशत्तम तेऽङ्घ्रिमूलम् (baddhaḥ svakarmabhiruśattama te'ṅghrimūlam) Bhāgavata 7.9.16.

3) Pure, sinless; विवेकेनोशतात्मना (vivekenośatātmanā) Bhāgavata 7.7.24; उशतीं गिरम् (uśatīṃ giram) 4.2. 13.

4) Impure, obscene; वर्जयेदुशतीं वाचम् (varjayeduśatīṃ vācam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.235.1.

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

Uśat (उशत्).—mfn. (-śan-śatī-śat) Inauspicious, (as discourse.) E. uṣ to burn, śatṛ part. affix; also uṣat.

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Uṣat (उषत्).—mfn. (-ṣan-ṣatī-ṣat) Inauspicious, (as discourse:) see uśat.

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

1) Uśat (उशत्):—1. uśat an or uśata m. Name of a king, [Harivaṃśa]

2) 2. uśat mfn. ([present tense] p. of vaś q.v.) wishing, desiring.

3) Uṣat (उषत्):—[from uṣ] m. Name of a son of Su-yajña, [Harivaṃśa]

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

1) Uśat (उशत्):—[(t-tī-t) a.] Inauspicious.

2) Uṣat (उषत्):—[(t-tī-t) a.] Inauspicious.

3) Uśat (उशत्):—[(n-tī-t) a.] Auspicious, pleasant.

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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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