Uttamashakha, Uttamaśākha, Uttama-shakha: 4 definitions


Uttamashakha 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.

The Sanskrit term Uttamaśākha can be transliterated into English as Uttamasakha or Uttamashakha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uttamaśākha (उत्तमशाख).—

1) a tree having excellent branches.

2) Name of a region.

Derivable forms: uttamaśākhaḥ (उत्तमशाखः).

Uttamaśākha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uttama and śākha (शाख).

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

Uttamaśākha (उत्तमशाख):—[=ut-tama-śākha] [from ut-tama] m. Name of a region, ([gana] gahādi, [Pāṇini 4-2, 138.])

[Sanskrit to German]

Uttamashakha in German

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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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