Utphulla: 15 definitions


Utphulla means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Utfull.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu

Utphulla (उत्फुल्ल) refers to “blooming” (viz., of a flower), as mentioned in a list of twenty-six synonyms, according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees [viz., Utphulla] and plants and substances, with their various kinds.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

1) Utphulla (उत्फुल्ल) refers to “full-blown [lotuses]”, conjured by Vasanta (spring) in an attempt to charm Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.9. Accordingly as Kāma related to Brahmā:—“[...] Spring (Vasanta) too did the needful in enchanting Him. O, listen to it, O fortunate Being. I tell you the truth, the truth alone. [...] He made the lakes abounding in full-blown lotuses (utphulla-padma) in the hermitage of Śiva, very fragrant by causing Malaya breezes to blow”.

2) Utphulla (उत्फुल्ल) or Utphullalocana refers to “wide open eyes (shining with brilliance)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.24. Accordingly as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] on hearing her [Satī’s] words Rāma became happy, his eyes shining with brilliance (utphulla-locana). He thought upon his lord Śiva. Emotions of love swelled in his heart [...]”.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

utphulla (उत्फुल्ल) [or उत्फुल्लित, utphullita].—p S Unfolded, expanded, blown.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

utphulla (उत्फुल्ल).—a Unfolded, expanded, blown.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Utphulla (उत्फुल्ल).—p. p. [ud-phal-kta] Vārt. on P.VII.4.89. उत्फुल्लसंफुल्लयोरुपसंख्यानम् (utphullasaṃphullayorupasaṃkhyānam).

1) Opened, full blown (as flowers); उत्फुल्लनीलनलिनोदरतुल्यभासः (utphullanīlanalinodaratulyabhāsaḥ) Śi.11.36.

2) Widely opened, expanded, dilated (eyes); विस्मय °नयनः (vismaya °nayanaḥ) Pt.1.

3) Swollen, increased in bulk.

4) Sleeping supinely or on the back; cf. उत्तान (uttāna).

5) Insolent, impudent.

-llam 1 The female organ of generation (strīkaraṇam)

2) A kind of coitus; cf. उत्फुल्लं करणे स्त्रीणामुत्तानेऽपि विकस्वरे (utphullaṃ karaṇe strīṇāmuttāne'pi vikasvare) Medinī.

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

Utphulla (उत्फुल्ल).—mfn.

(-llaḥ-llā-llaṃ) 1. Blown as a flower. 2. Swollen, encreased in bulk. 3. Sleeping supinely. E. ut and phulla blown.

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

Utphulla (उत्फुल्ल).—see phal.

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

Utphulla (उत्फुल्ल).—[adjective] blown (flower), opened; utphulla++nayana & utphulla++locana [adjective] having wide opened eyes.

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

1) Utphulla (उत्फुल्ल):—[=ut-phulla] [from ut-phal] mfn. ([Kātyāyana on Pāṇini 8-2, 55]) blown (as a flower), [Kirātārjunīya; Kathāsaritsāgara; Śiśupāla-vadha]

2) [v.s. ...] wide open (as the eyes), [Rāmāyaṇa; Pañcatantra; Hitopadeśa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] swollen, increased in bulk, bloated, puffed up, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Bālarāmāyaṇa; Śārṅgadhara]

4) [v.s. ...] sleeping supinely, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] looking at with insolence, insolent, impudent, [Patañjali]

6) [v.s. ...] n. a kind of coitus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Utphulla (उत्फुल्ल):—[(llaḥ-llā-llaṃ) a.] Blown as a flower; swollen; sleeping supinely.

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

Utphulla (उत्फुल्ल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Upphulla.

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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.

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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Utphulla (उत्फुल्ल) [Also spelled utfull]:—(a) blossomed; delighted, in high spirits; hence ~[] (nf).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Utphulla (ಉತ್ಫುಲ್ಲ):—[adjective] blown up well; expanded; opened (as a flower).

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