Usra: 9 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Usra (उस्र).—a.

1) Relating to, or seen in, the morning.

2) Bright, shining.

-sraḥ 1 A ray (of light), beam; सर्वैरुस्रैः समग्रैस्त्वमिव नृपगुणैर्दीप्यते सप्तसप्तिः (sarvairusraiḥ samagraistvamiva nṛpaguṇairdīpyate saptasaptiḥ) M.2.13; R.4.66; Kirātārjunīya 5.31,34. शीर्षपुष्पोच्छ्रितैरुस्रैरुत्तंसितशिरोरुहाम् (śīrṣapuṣpocchritairusrairuttaṃsitaśiroruhām); Parṇāl. 4.36.

2) A bull; Ṛgveda 6.12.4.

3) A god.

4) The sun.

5) A day.

6) The two Aśvinīkumāras; Ṛgveda 2.39.3.

-srā 1 Morning, dawn.

2) Light; bright sky.

3) A cow; स्वयमुस्राश्च दुह्यन्ते (svayamusrāśca duhyante) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.263.31.

4) The earth.

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

Usra (उस्र).—m.

(-sraḥ) 1. A bull. 2. A ray of light. f.

(-srā) 1. A cow. 2. A plant, (Anthericum tuberosum, Rox.) E. vas to dwell, rak Unadi aff.

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

Usra (उस्र).—i. e. 2. vas + ra, I. m. A ray of light, [Kirātārjunīya] 5, 31. Ii. f. , A cow, Chr. 293, 1 = [Rigveda.] 1. 87. 1; Chr. 294, 4 = [Rigveda.] i. 92, 4.

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

Usra (उस्र).—[adjective] morning-, bright; [masculine] bull or ray; [feminine] ā dawn or cow.

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

1) Usrā (उस्रा):—[from usṛ] f. ([Uṇādi-sūtra ii, 13]) morning light, daybreak, brightness, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] (personified as a red cow)

3) [v.s. ...] a cow, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda xii, 3, 73; Mahābhārata xiii; Nirukta, by Yāska] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Usra (उस्र):—[from usrā > usṛ] m. a ray of light, [Ṛg-veda i, 87, 1; Raghuvaṃśa; Kirātārjunīya] etc.

6) [v.s. ...] the sun

7) [v.s. ...] day

8) [v.s. ...] an ox, bull, [Ṛg-veda vi, 12, 4; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā iv, 33]

9) [v.s. ...] Name of the Aśvins, [Ṛg-veda ii, 39, 3; iv, 62, 1; vii, 74, 1.]

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

Usra (उस्र):—(sraḥ) 1. m. A bull; a ray. (srā) f. A cow; a plant, (Anthericum.)

[Sanskrit to German]

Usra in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Usra (ಉಸ್ರ):—

1) [noun] that which is shining; a ray of light.

2) [noun] a domesticated or wild bull.

3) [noun] a mature female domestic cattle, of Bos genus; a cow.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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