Utkaca, Utkacā: 8 definitions
Utkaca 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 Utkacha.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1) Utkaca (उत्कच).—A son of Hiraṇyākṣa and Bhānu.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VII. 2. 18.
2) Utkacā (उत्कचा).—A daughter of Khaśa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 170.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Having the hair erect; as in घटोत्कच (ghaṭotkaca).
2) Having no hair.
3) Full blown; बभ्राज उत्कचकुमुद्गण- वानपीच्यः (babhrāja utkacakumudgaṇa- vānapīcyaḥ) Bhāgavata 3.23.38.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Utkaca (उत्कच).—adj. (in Sanskrit rare and doubtful in meaning), with hair standing up: Mahāvyutpatti 9197; Bhikṣuṇī-karmavācanā 28b.4; Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iii.7.14 (see s.v. prakaca).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Utkaca (उत्कच).—adj. 1. blown, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 23, 38. 2. opened, Mahābhārata 1, 6079 (?)
Utkaca is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ud and kaca (कच).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Utkaca (उत्कच):—[=ut-kaca] mfn. hairless, [Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] full blown, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa iii, 23, 38.]
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Utkaca (ಉತ್ಕಚ):—[adjective] having the hairs of head standing erect.
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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Ends with: Samutkaca.
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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 1.14.21 < [Chapter 14 - The Liberation of Śakaṭāsura and Tṛṇāvarta]
Verse 1.14.24 < [Chapter 14 - The Liberation of Śakaṭāsura and Tṛṇāvarta]
Verse 1.14.19 < [Chapter 14 - The Liberation of Śakaṭāsura and Tṛṇāvarta]
Vishnudharmottara Purana (Art and Architecture) (by Bhagyashree Sarma)
7(b): Portrait of Different Classes Projected in Painting < [Chapter 5 - Painting and Image Making]
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 23 - Married Life of Kardama and Devahūti < [Book 3 - Third Skandha]
Chapter 2 - Hiraṇyakaśipu consoles his mother and kinsmen < [Book 7 - Seventh Skandha]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)