Avidha, Avidhā, Āvidha: 8 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avidhā (अविधा).—ind. An interjection meaning 'help, help' used in calling for help in danger. cf. Pratijnā.3.

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Āvidha (आविध).—See under आव्यध् (āvyadh).

See also (synonyms): āviddha.

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Āvidha (आविध).—[ā-vyadh-ghañarthe-ka] An awl; drill.

Derivable forms: āvidhaḥ (आविधः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Avidhā (अविधा) or Avidhaṃ.—interj. (always repeated; most often followed by (i)ti; = Prakrit avihā, compare avidā, avida, exclamation of sorrow, Sheth), exclamation of disapproval or dismay; only noted in Mahāvastu; mss. sometimes abhi-for avi-, occasionally -dhāṃ for -dhaṃ or -dhā: avidhā avidhā ii.450.5; avidhāvidhaṃ (ti; so mss.) ii.450.7; avidhāvidhā (usually followed by ti) i.301.19; iii.73.17; 86.16; °dhāṃ (mss.) ii.452.11; °dheti i.303.21 (mss.); °dhaṃ or °dhan (ti) i.301.20; 302.1; 303.19; ii.452.8 (mss.); 462.15; iii.15.15; 189.10, 11. Rarely ā-is written in mss. for initial a-.

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

Āvidha (आविध).—m.

(-dhaḥ) An awl, a drill, a kind of gimblet worked by a string. E. āṅ before vyadha to pierce, ghañ or ka aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Avidhā (अविधा):—ind. an interjection (said to correspond to the Prākṛt avihā, or aviha, used in calling for help) [commentator or commentary] on [Śakuntalā]

2) Āvidha (आविध):—[=ā-vidha] [from ā-vyadh] m. an awl, a drill

3) [v.s. ...] a kind of gimlet worked by a string, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āvidha (आविध):—[ā-vidha] (dhaḥ) 1. m. An awl.

[Sanskrit to German]

Avidha in German

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avidhā (ಅವಿಧಾ):—[interjection] a cry for help in danger.

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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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