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Carnatic Glossary U - listed here are terms beginning with U. If you find a Carnatic term that isn't listed, just send a note.
upaanga - a raaga which does not use any swaras other than those from its parent mElakarta (no anya swaras)
upaanga kanDam - the 2nd section of a raagaanga raaga lakshaNa geetam, in which the names of the upaanga raagas of the melakarta in which the geetam is sung are given in the saahitya
upapallavi - another name for the caraNam in a varnam
uttaraangam (1) - the last four swaras of the ascending scale, P D N S as a group (as opposed to poorvaangam)
uttaraangam (2) - the combined set of caraNam and caraNa swaras in a varnam
uttara melakartas - the 36 melakartas (36-72) that use the higher prati madhyamam (M2), also known as prati madhyamam melakartas
uttara pratiuttara Daru - a Daruvu that is a song containing a conversation between two people
uyar kural - an ancient Tamil term for the taara sa
uzhai - ancient Tamil term from Silappadigaaram for madhyamam
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