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उल्का

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



ulkā'-navamī [ ulkAnavamI ]

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.