Ushita, Uṣita: 6 definitions


Ushita 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 Uṣita can be transliterated into English as Usita or Ushita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Uṣita (उषित).—And thirty-two other devas from the Sumanasa group.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 91-2.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uṣita (उषित).—p. p.

1) Burnt, consumed.

2) (fr. vas) Dwelt, fixed, remaining in or on; stale.

3) Quick, expeditious.

-tam Habitation. °गवीन (gavīna) (= āśitaṃgavīna).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Uṣita (उषित).—(seemingly only Lex. in Sanskrit), ppp. to uṣ, burnt: jvālūṣitā SP 85.9 (verse), for jvāla-uṣ°, burnt with flames; so WT (Kashgar recension jalūṣ°, i.e. for jvala-uṣ°; KN saṃ- lūṣitā); see § 4.31.

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

Uṣita (उषित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Stale. 2. Burnt. 3. Quick, expeditious. 4. Fixed, remaining in or on. 5. Inhabited, dwelt. E. uṣ to burn, or vas to abide, affix kta.

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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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