Uttaraushtha, Uttarauṣṭha: 3 definitions
Uttaraushtha 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 Uttarauṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Uttaraustha or Uttaraushtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Uttarauṣṭha (उत्तरौष्ठ).—[masculine] upper lip.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Uttarauṣṭha (उत्तरौष्ठ):—[from uttara > ut-tama] m. the upper lip, [Suśruta]
2) [v.s. ...] the upper part of a pillar, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā 53, 29.]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Uttarauṣṭha (उत्तरौष्ठ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Uttaroṭṭha.
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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Full-text: Uttarottha, Uttaroshtha.
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