Agredidhishu, Agredidhiṣu, Agre-didhishu, Agredidhiṣū: 10 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Agredidhiṣu and Agredidhiṣū can be transliterated into English as Agredidhisu or Agredidhishu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Agredidhiṣu (अग्रेदिधिषु) or Agredidhiṣū (अग्रेदिधिषू).—a man (of one of the first three castes) who marries a wife married before (punarbhūvivāhakārī).
-ṣūḥ f. a married woman whose elder sister is still unmarried (jyeṣṭhāyāṃ yadyanūḍhāyāṃ kanyāyāmuhyate'nujā | sā cāgredidhiṣūrjñeyā pūrvā ca didhiṣūḥ smṛtā); °पतिः (patiḥ) the husband of such a woman.
Derivable forms: agredidhiṣuḥ (अग्रेदिधिषुः), agredidhiṣūḥ (अग्रेदिधिषूः).
Agredidhiṣu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agre and didhiṣu (दिधिषु).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṣuḥ) A man of either of the three first classes, whose wife has been before married, and has borne him children. E. agre principal, and didhiṣu the husband of a twice married woman. f.
(-ṣuḥ) A younger sister married before her elder; also agredidhiṣū.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Agredidhiṣū (अग्रेदिधिषू).—i. e. agra + i-didhiṣū, f. A younger sister married before her elder, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 160.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Agredidhiṣu (अग्रेदिधिषु).—[masculine] a man married at his first marriage with a widow; [feminine] (also ṣū) a younger sister married before her elder.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Agredidhiṣu (अग्रेदिधिषु):—[=agre-didhiṣu] [from agre > agra] ([Mahābhārata; Gautama-dharma-śāstra]) m. a man who at his first marriage takes a wife that was married before, (agre-didhiṣu or -didhiṣū)
2) [v.s. ...] f. a married woman whose elder sister is still unmarried.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Agredidhiṣu (अग्रेदिधिषु):—[tatpurusha compound] I. m.
(-ṣuḥ) A man of either of the three first classes, whose wife has before been married, and has born him children. Ii. f.
(-ṣuḥ) A younger sister married before her elder; also agredidhiṣū. E. agra (loc.) and didhiṣu or didhiṣū.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Agredidhiṣu (अग्रेदिधिषु):—[agre-didhiṣu] (ṣuḥ) 2. m. A man whose wife has been married before; f. a younger sister who is married before her elder.
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a man who marries a woman who was married once.
2) [noun] a woman who gets married while her elder sister is unmarried.
3) [noun] a man who marries a woman whose younger sister is already married.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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