Uttaracchada, Uttara-cchada: 3 definitions

Introduction

Uttaracchada 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Uttarachchhada.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

uttaracchada : (m.) awning; canopy.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uttaracchada (उत्तरच्छद).—a bed-covering, covering (in general); शय्योत्तरच्छदविमर्द- कृशाङ्गरागम् (śayyottaracchadavimarda- kṛśāṅgarāgam) R.5.65,17.21; नागचर्मोत्तरच्छदः (nāgacarmottaracchadaḥ) Mb.

Derivable forms: uttaracchadaḥ (उत्तरच्छदः).

Uttaracchada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uttara and cchada (च्छद).

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

Uttaracchada (उत्तरच्छद):—[=uttara-cchada] [from uttara > ut-tama] m. a cover thrown over anything, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Daśakumāra-carita; Raghuvaṃśa]

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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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