Anvadhi, Anvādhi: 3 definitions


Anvadhi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anvādhi (अन्वाधि).—[anu paścādādhīyate, dhā-ki] (In civil law)

1) A bail, deposit or security delivered to a third person to be handed over ultimately to the right owner; अर्थ- मार्गणकार्येषु अन्यस्मिन्वचनान्मम । दद्यास्त्वमिति यो दत्तः स इहान्वा- धिरुच्यते (artha- mārgaṇakāryeṣu anyasminvacanānmama | dadyāstvamiti yo dattaḥ sa ihānvā- dhirucyate) ||.

2) A second deposit.

3) [anugataḥ santataḥ ādhiḥ] Constant anxiety, remorse, repentance, regret (after the committal of a bad act).

Derivable forms: anvādhiḥ (अन्वाधिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anvādhi (अन्वाधि).—f.

(-dhiḥ) 1. A ball or deposit to be delivered to a third person. 2. Repentance. E. anu according to, and ādhi a pledge.

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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. 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.

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