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==Origin==
 
==Origin==
 
===General===
 
===General===
The word Ūdhaḥ is derived from "ūdaso Nadi" which means force of injunction. It can be changed as ūdha.
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The word Ūdhaḥ is derived from "ūdaso [[Nadi]]" which means force of injunction. It can be changed as ūdha.
  
 
===Grammatical===
 
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==Textual References==
 
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===In Mahābhārata===
 
===In Mahābhārata===
It is mentioned in Mahābhārata that:<blockquote>“There, she was seen, the pulp-eyed with striking bosom and features”<ref>Mahābhārata, chaitraratha parva, 1.156.13.</ref></blockquote>  
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It is mentioned in Mahā[[bhārata]] that:<blockquote>“There, she was seen, the pulp-eyed with striking bosom and features”<ref>Mahābhārata, chaitraratha parva, 1.156.13.</ref></blockquote>  
  
 
===In Śatapatha brāhmaṇa===
 
===In Śatapatha brāhmaṇa===
In the śatapatha brāhmaṇa it is stated that:<blockquote>“The women folk have bosom and so are the bosoms of the animals.”<ref>Śatapatha brāhmaṇa (2.5.1.5)</ref>
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In the śatapatha brāhmaṇa it is stated that:<blockquote>“The [[women]] folk have bosom and so are the bosoms of the animals.”<ref>Śatapatha brāhmaṇa (2.5.1.5)</ref>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 16:47, 19 December 2016

By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Udhah, UdhaH, UUdhah


Ūdhaḥ means bosom.

Gender

Ūdhaḥ is used in neuter gender.

Origin

General

The word Ūdhaḥ is derived from "ūdaso Nadi" which means force of injunction. It can be changed as ūdha.

Grammatical

Ūdhaḥ can be split as Unda + Asun.

Synonym

Āpīnam

Textual References

In Mahābhārata

It is mentioned in Mahābhārata that:
“There, she was seen, the pulp-eyed with striking bosom and features”[1]

In Śatapatha brāhmaṇa

In the śatapatha brāhmaṇa it is stated that:
“The women folk have bosom and so are the bosoms of the animals.”[2]

References

  1. Mahābhārata, chaitraratha parva, 1.156.13.
  2. Śatapatha brāhmaṇa (2.5.1.5)
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu