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उल्का ulkā' [ ulkA ]
f. ( √ uṣ Uṇ. iii, 42 ), a fiery phenomenon in the sky, a meteor, fire falling from heaven RV. iv, 4, 2 ; x, 68, 4 AV. xix, 9, 9 MBh. Yājñ. Suśr. etc.
a firebrand, dry grass etc. set on fire, a torch ŚBr. v R. Kathās. etc.
( in astrol. ) one of the eight principal Daśās or aspect of planets indicating the fate of men, Jyotisha ( T. )
N. of a grammar
ulkā'-cakra [ ulkAcakra ]
n. ( in astrol. ) a particular position of the stars , Rudrayāmala ( T. )
ulkā'-jihva [ ulkAjihva ]
m. ' fire-tongued ', N. of a Rakshas R.
ulkā'-dhārin [ ulkAdhArin ]
mfn. a torch-bearer
f. the ninth day of the light half of the month Aśvayuj
ulkā'-vrata [ ulkAvrata ]
n. a particular observance to be performed on that day Hcat. ii, 895 seqq
ulkā'-nirhata [ ulkAnirhata ]
mfn. struck down by a fiery meteor AV. xix, 9, 9
ulkā'-mālin [ ulkAmAlin ]
m. ' wearing a wreath of firebrands ', N. of a demon causing diseases Hariv.
ulkā'-mukha [ ulkAmukha ]
m. ' fire-mouthed ', a particular form of demon ( assumed by the departed spirit of a Brāhman who eats ejected food ) Mn. xii, 71 Kathās. Mālatīm.
N. of a descendant of Ikshvāku
of an ape R.
of a Rakshas R. vi, 87, 12
( ī ), f. a fox L.