Uttarajya, Uttarajyā, Uttara-jya: 6 definitions
Uttarajya 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Uttarajyā (उत्तरज्या).—the versed sine of an arc (Wilson); the second half of the chord halved by the versed sine (B. and R.).
Uttarajyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uttara and jyā (ज्या).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jyā) The versed sine of an arc. E. uttara and jyā an arc.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Uttarajyā (उत्तरज्या):—[=uttara-jyā] [from uttara > ut-tama] f. the versed sine of an arc, the second half of the chord halved by the versed sine, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Uttarajyā (उत्तरज्या):—[uttara-jyā] (jyā) 1. f. The versed sine of an arch.
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