Avidhava, Avidhavā: 6 definitions


Avidhava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

avidhavā (अविधवा).—f (a & vidhavā Widow.) A woman whose husband is living.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

avidhavā (अविधवा).—f A woman whose husband is living.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avidhavā (अविधवा).—Not a widow, a married woman whose husband is still living; भर्तुर्मित्रं प्रियमविधवे विद्धि मामम्बुवाहम् (bharturmitraṃ priyamavidhave viddhi māmambuvāham) Me.11 अविधवे धीरा भव (avidhave dhīrā bhava) Nāg.5; इदं तावदौषधं किं नाम । अविधवाकरणं नाम (idaṃ tāvadauṣadhaṃ kiṃ nāma | avidhavākaraṇaṃ nāma) | Svapna.1.1.

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

Avidhavā (अविधवा).—f. one who is not a widow, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 97.

— Cf. [Latin] vidua, viduus; [Gothic.] viduvo; [Anglo-Saxon.] wuduwe, and m. wuduwa; perhaps

Avidhavā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and vidhavā (विधवा).

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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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