Ūdhaḥ

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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Udhah, UdhaH, UUdhah


Ūdhaḥ means bosom.

Gender

Ūdhaḥ is used in neuter gender.

Origin

Ūdhaḥ is derived as Unda + Asun on the force of injunction ūdaso Nadi, it is changed as ūdha. Synonym āpīnam. “There, she was seen, the pulp-eyed with striking bosom and features” (Mahābhārata, chaitraratha parva, 1.156.13). The śatapatha brāhmaṇa states: “The women folk have bosom and so are the bosoms of the animals” (2.5.1.5)

References

  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu