Utacchiyam: 1 definition
Utacchiyam 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Utachchhiyam.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Utacchiyam (उतच्छियम्).—(?) , Udānavarga xviii.22, is probably a mere corrup-tion: yo rāgam utacchiyam aśeṣaṃ = Pali Sn 2, yo rāgam udacchidā asesaṃ, who has cut off passion without remainder. If a substitute for ud-acchidat is intended (which should end in a long syllable; °yaṃ?), it would seem to show t for d (by hyper-Sanskritism? § 2.29) and y for the second d (Pktic). I do not understand Chakravarti's note.
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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