Ūtiḥ

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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Utih, UtiH, UUtih


Gender

Ūtiḥ is used in feminine form.

Origin

Ūtiḥ can be derived from Av + Ktin.[1].

Meanings

  1. Protection
  2. Interwoven threads
  3. Speed[2]
  4. Sport[3]

Ūtiḥ in Literatures

Ūtiḥ As per Ṛgveda

Ūtiḥ is referred as the protector. Klic suffix is used when it is meant in the sense of agent. Ktin suffix is used when refered in the sense of object.

Ūtiḥ As per Purāna

One of the ten features of the Purāna is known as karmavāsanā.

Ūtiḥ As per Bhāgavata

It is stated in the Bhāgavata as:[4]
“ūti is the Karma Vāsanā”. Cūrṇikā ṭīkā on it accepts it.

References

  1. Jvaratvaretyūṭh (VI.iv.20).
  2. According to Svāmi’s commentary on Amarkośa.
  3. As per the Bhāgavatam.
  4. Bhāgavata 2. 20-24
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu