Uttarapashcima, Uttarapaścima, Uttara-pashcima: 4 definitions
Uttarapashcima 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 Uttarapaścima can be transliterated into English as Uttarapascima or Uttarapashcima, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Uttarapashchima.
Languages of India and abroad
Uttarapaścima (उत्तरपश्चिम).—a. northwestern.
-maḥ the north-western country.
-mā [उत्तरस्याः पश्चिमायाश्च दिशोन्तरालम् (uttarasyāḥ paścimāyāśca diśontarālam)] the north-west; आलोकयन्नुत्तरपश्चिमेन (ālokayannuttarapaścimena) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.335.8.
Uttarapaścima is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uttara and paścima (पश्चिम).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Uttarapaścima (उत्तरपश्चिम):—[=uttara-paścima] [from uttara > ut-tama] mfn. north-western, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]
2) Uttarapaścimā (उत्तरपश्चिमा):—[=uttara-paścimā] [from uttara-paścima > uttara > ut-tama] f. ([scilicet] diś) the north-west.
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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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Partial matches: Pashcima, Uttara.
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