Utkanthita, aka: Utkaṇṭhita; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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utkaṇṭhita (उत्कंठित).—p (S) Affected with eagerness or impatience; excited by desire; anxiously longing or hankering after.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

utkaṇṭhita (उत्कंठित).—a Eager, anxious, longing for a beloved person or thing.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Utkaṇṭhita (उत्कण्ठित).—p. p.

1) Anxious, uneasy.

2) Regretting, grieving for, sorrowful.

3) Longing for a beloved person or thing.

-tā A mistress longing for her absent lover or husband, one of the eight heroines; she is thus defined -आगन्तुं कृतचित्तोऽपि दैवान्नायाति यत्प्रियः । तदनागमदुःखार्ता विरहोत्कण्ठिता तु सा (āgantuṃ kṛtacitto'pi daivānnāyāti yatpriyaḥ | tadanāgamaduḥkhārtā virahotkaṇṭhitā tu sā) || S. D.121. उत्कण्ठितासि तरले, न हि न हि सीख पिच्छिलः पन्थाः (utkaṇṭhitāsi tarale, na hi na hi sīkha picchilaḥ panthāḥ) |

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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