ubhaya उभय

Definition: उभय pron. a. (-यी f.) (Though dual in sense, it is used in the singular and plural only; according to some grammarians in the dual also) Both (of persons or things); यस्तद्वेदोभयं सह Īśa. Up.11 उभयमप्यपरितोषं समर्थये Ś.7; उभयमानशिरे वसुधाधिपाः R.9.9; उभयीं सिद्धिमुभाववापतुः 8. 23.17.38; Amaru.6; Ku.7.78; Ms.2.55,4.224,9.34, -Comp. -अन्वयिन् a. Tending towards both, keeping connection with both. -अलंकारः (in Rhet.) A figure of speech, which sets off both the sense and sound. -अर्थम् ind. for a double object (for earthly prosperity and heavenly happiness also). -आत्मक a. belonging to both. -चर a. living in water and on land or in the air, amphibious. Mātaṅga L.1.28. (-रः) a class of birds who live both on land and in the air. -च्छन्ना (in Rhet.) A kind of enigma. -द्युः ind. 1 on both days. -2 the day past and to come. -पदिन् a. Having both Parasmai and Atmane pada. -भागहर a. 1 applicable to two objects. -2 taking two shares. (-रम्) a medicine that acts in two ways (both as an emetic and a purgative). -मुख a. two faced; a pregnant female. -विद्या two-fold sciences; i. e. religious knowledge and knowledge about worldly affairs. -विध a. of both kinds. -विपुला f. N. f a metre. -विभ्रष्ट a. losing both कच्चिन्नोभयविभ्रष्टः Bg.6.38. -वेतन a. receiving wages from both (parties), serving two masters, treacherous, perfidious; उभयवेतनो भूत्वा Pt.1; Śi.2.113. Kau.A.1.16. -व्यञ्जन a. having the marks of both sexes, hermaphrodite. -संभवः a. dilemma. -स्नातक a. one who has performed the prescribed ablutions after finishing both his time of studying and his vow. See Kullūka on Ms.4.31.

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