Uttarabhimukha, Uttarābhimukha, Uttara-abhimukha, Uttara-abhimukha: 5 definitions


Uttarabhimukha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Uttarabhimukha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uttarābhimukha (उत्तराभिमुख).—a. Turned towards the north.

Uttarābhimukha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uttara and abhimukha (अभिमुख).

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

Uttarābhimukha (उत्तराभिमुख):—[from uttara > ut-tama] mfn. turned towards the north.

[Sanskrit to German]

Uttarabhimukha 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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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Uttarabhimukha in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Uttarābhimukha refers to: facing North D. II, 15.

Note: uttarābhimukha is a Pali compound consisting of the words uttara and abhimukha.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Uttarabhimukha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Uttarābhimukha (ಉತ್ತರಾಭಿಮುಖ):—[noun] the state of being turned towards north.

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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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