Upavisha, Upaviṣā, Upaviṣa: 10 definitions



Upavisha 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.

Upavisha has 8 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit terms Upaviṣā and Upaviṣa can be transliterated into English as Upavisa or Upavisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Upaviṣa (उपविष):—(upa + viṣa)

1) n. künstlich zubereitetes Gift [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1314.] [Anekārthasaṃgraha 2, 408.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 967.] —

2) f. ṣā Name einer Pflanze (s. ativiṣā) [Amarakoṣa 2, 4, 3, 18.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Upaviṣa (उपविष):——

1) n. ein leichteres Pflanzengift. Sieben aufgezählt [Bhāvaprakāśa 2,109.] —

2) *f. ā Aconitum ferox.

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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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