Utthapya, Utthāpya: 6 definitions


Utthapya 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Utthāpya (उत्थाप्य) means “to raise someone”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.9.—Accordingly, after Menā spoke to Himācala (Himavat):—“After saying this, with tears in her eyes Menā fell at the feet of her husband. Raising [i.e., utthāpya] her, the lord of mountains, the most excellent among intelligent people, made a true statement. [...]”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Utthāpya (उत्थाप्य).—pot. p.

1) To be raised or lifted.

2) To be excited or animated.

3) To be mixed.

4) (In math.) To be brought out by substitution; Big.45.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Utthāpya (उत्थाप्य).—ind. 1. Having raised or caused to rise. 2. Having roused or instigated. E. ut before sthā to stay, causal form, lyap aff.

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

1) Utthāpya (उत्थाप्य):—[=ut-thāpya] [from ut-thā] 1. ut-thāpya mfn. to be raised

2) [v.s. ...] to be sent away, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa vii, 29, 4]

3) [v.s. ...] (in [mathematics]) to be brought out (as a result) by substitution, [Bījagaṇita 45]

4) [v.s. ...] 2. ut-thāpya [indeclinable participle] having raised or caused to rise, having roused or instigated etc.

[Sanskrit to German]

Utthapya 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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