Uttana, Uttāna: 14 definitions



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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

uttāna : (adj.) lying on one's back; supine; manifest; shallow.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Uttāna, (adj.) (fr. ut + tan, see tanoti & tanta) — 1. streched out (flat), lying on one’s back, supine Vin. I, 271 (mañcake uttānaṃ nipajjāpetvā making her lie back on the couch); II, 215; J. I, 205; Pv IV. 108 (opp. avakujja); PvA. 178 (id.), 265.—2. clear, manifest, open, evident (cp. BSk. uttāna in same sense at Av. S. II, 106) D. I, 116; S. II, 28 (dhammo uttāno vivaṭo pakāsito); J. II, 168 (= pākaṭa); V, 460; PvA. 66, 89, 140, 168.—anuttāna unclear, not explained J. VI, 247.—The cpd. form (°-) of uttāna in combn. with kṛ & bhū is uttānī° (q. v.).—3. superficial, “flat”, shallow A. I, 70 (parisa); Pug. 46.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

uttāna (उत्तान).—a S Supine, having face or mouth upwards. 2 Shallow.

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

uttāna (उत्तान).—a Supine.

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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

Uttāna (उत्तान).—a.

1) Stretched out, spread out, expanded, dilated; उत्तानतारकस्य लोचनयुगलस्य (uttānatārakasya locanayugalasya) K.143; U.3.23.

2) (a) Lying on the back, with the face upwards, supine; Māl.3; उत्तानोच्छूनमण्डूकपाटितोदरसंनिभे (uttānocchūnamaṇḍūkapāṭitodarasaṃnibhe) K. P.7; पितृपात्रं तदुत्तानं कृत्वा विप्रान्विसर्जयेत् (pitṛpātraṃ taduttānaṃ kṛtvā viprānvisarjayet) Y.1.248. (b) Upright, erect.

3) Open, turned upwards; उत्तान आस्येन हविर्जुहोति (uttāna āsyena havirjuhoti) Mb.12.245.27. उत्तानपाणिद्वयसंनिवेशात् (uttānapāṇidvayasaṃniveśāt) Ku.3.45; °रश्मिषु (raśmiṣu) Pt.3.151.

4) Open, unreserved, frank, candid; स्वभावोत्तानहृदयम् (svabhāvottānahṛdayam) Ś5; frank-minded.

5) Elevated; Māl.7.

6) Concave; having the mouth upwards.

7) Shallow

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Uttāna (उत्तान).—see under उत्तन् (uttan).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Uttāna (उत्तान).—adj. (= Pali id.; in this sense hardly Sanskrit, but see [Boehtlingk] for approximations; compare uttānī-karoti), open: of the face, in uttāna-mukha-varṇa (= Pali uttāna-mukha, wrongly defined [Pali Text Society’s Pali-English Dictionary]), of open (frank) countenance (suggesting accessibility, friendliness; so Pali Dīghanikāya (Pali) commentary, contrary to [Pali Text Society’s Pali-English Dictionary]), Bodhisattvabhūmi 123.11; 217.9 (in both followed by smitapūrvamgama); clear, manifest, of dharma, Mahāvyutpatti 1304; Avadāna-śataka ii.106.11 (with vivṛta); uttāna-kriyām āgamya Bodhisattvabhūmi 81.11, coming to manifestation; °nāṃ dharmadeśanām, °nām avavādānuśāsanīm Bodhisattvabhūmi 224.15; te (sc. doṣāḥ) …uttānā viśaditāḥ prakāśitāḥ Bodhisattvabhūmi 45.20; of doctrines that are obvious and so simple, easily comprehensible, in contrast with such as are profound (gambhīra) and hence comprehensible only to superior minds, Bodhisattvabhūmi 82.18; 283.19.

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

Uttāna (उत्तान).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) 1. Shallow. 2. Sleeping supinely or with the face upwards. 3. Upright. 4. Concave. E. ut upwards, tan to stretch, and ghañ aff.

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

Uttāna (उत्तान).—i. e. ud-tan + a, adj., f. , Lying supinely, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 198, 20 (referring to the hand lying with the palm turned upwards).

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

Uttāna (उत्तान).—[adjective] stretched out (lying); turned upwards, high, straight, upright; being on the surface, open, shallow.

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

1) Uttāna (उत्तान):—[=ut-tāna] [from ut-tan] a mfn. stretched out, spread out, lying on the back, sleeping supinely or with the face upwards, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] upright, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] turned so that the mouth or opening is uppermost (as a vessel), concave, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] spreading out over the surface, [Suśruta]

5) [v.s. ...] shallow

6) [v.s. ...] open, [Śakuntalā]

7) [v.s. ...] m. Name of an Āṅgirasa, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Kāṭhaka]

8) [=ut-tāna] b See ut-tan.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Uttāna (उत्तान):——

1) Adj. (f. ā) — a) in horizontaler Lage ausgestreckt , — ausgebreitet. Von Menschen: mit dem Gesicht nach oben , von Händen und Füssen: mit der inneren Fläche nach oben , von Gefässen , Muscheln und vom Schnabel: mit der Oeffnung nach oben. — b) flach , auf der Oberfläche sich befindend [Carakasaṃhitā 6,27.] oberflächlich (eig. und übertragen). — c) ausgebreitet , weit offen [Kād. (1872) 161,12.] so v.a. fertig daliegend [Indische sprüche 1189.] —

2) m. Nomen proprium eines Āṅgirasa.

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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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Uttāna (उत्तान) [Also spelled uttan]:—(a) supine, upright.

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