उक्थम् [वच्-थक्] 1 A saying, sentence, verse, hymn (स्तोत्रम्); यं बृहन्तं बृहत्युक्थे Mb.12.47.41. -2 Eulogy, praise. -3 N. of the Sāmaveda (Trik.); a variety of Sāma; (सामभेदः सामविशेषः). -4 (In ritual) A kind of recitation or certain recited verses (opp. सामन् chanted, and यजुस् muttered verses). -5 The उक्थ sacrifice; Bhāg.3.12.4. -6 Life; उक्थेन रहितो ह्येष मृतकः प्रोच्यते यथा Bhāg.1.15.6. -7 A proximate cause (उपादानकारण); एतदेषामुक्थमथो हि सर्वाणि नामान्युत्तिष्ठन्ति Bṛi. Up.1.6.1. -क्थः N. of Agni; उक्थो नाम महाभाग त्रिभिरुक्थैरभिष्टुतः Mb.3. of the drama consisting of four acts; for definition &c. see S. D.518 = वृकः a wolf.
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