Utka: 11 definitions


Utka 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Utka (उत्क).—The son of Vaccala and father of Vajranābha.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 4. 106.
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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Utka (उत्क).—a. [ud-svārthe kan; utkaḥ = utkaṇṭhitaḥ; utka unmanāḥ P.V. 2.8. Sk.]

1) Desirous of, longing for, anxiously wishing for (in comp.); अद्रिसुतासमागमोत्कः (adrisutāsamāgamotkaḥ) Kumārasambhava 6.95; मानसोत्काः (mānasotkāḥ) Meghadūta 11; sometimes with an inf.; उत्कन्धरं द्रष्टुमवेक्ष्य शौरिम् (utkandharaṃ draṣṭumavekṣya śaurim) Śiśupālavadha 4.18.

2) Regretting, sad, sorrowful.

3) Absentminded.

-tkaḥ 1 Desire.

2) Opportunity.

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

Utka (उत्क).—mfn.

(-tkaḥ-tkā-tkaṃ) 1. Regretting, sad, sorrowful. 2. Absent, thinking of something else. 4. Wishing for, desirous of. m.

(-tkaḥ) Opportunity, occasion. E. ut up, away, and kan aff.

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

Utka (उत्क).—i. e. ud-ka (vb. kam), adj., f. , Desirous, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 11.

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

Utka (उत्क).—[adjective] longing for, willing to ([infinitive] or —°). [neuter] & [feminine] longing, desire.

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

1) Utka (उत्क):—mfn. ([from] 1. ud, [Pāṇini 5-2, 80]), excited by the desire of obtaining anything

2) wishing for (with [infinitive mood]), desirous of, longing for

3) regretting, sad, sorrowful

4) absent, thinking of something else, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Meghadūta; Śiśupāla-vadha] etc.

5) mn. desire, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

6) opportunity, occasion, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Utka (उत्क):—[(tkaḥ-tkā-tkaṃ) a.] Regretting, sad; absent; wishing. m. Opportunity.

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

Utka (उत्क) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ukka.

[Sanskrit to German]

Utka 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

Utka (ಉತ್ಕ):—

1) [adjective] full of, characterised by or showing zeal; ardently devoted to a purpose; fervent; enthusiastic.

2) [adjective] desirous of; longing for.

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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