Dadha, Dāḍha: 12 definitions
Dadha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.
Kavya (poetry)Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa
Dadha (दध) refers to “what holds or bears” (dhā + śa), and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 9.14.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Dāḍhā.—(CII 4), a canine tooth; derived from Sanskrit daṃṣṭrā. Note: dāḍhā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dāḍha (दाढ).—f (dāḍhā S) A molar tooth, a grinder. 2 A jaw. 3 C Ground burned in preparation for the seed: also the loppings and grass strewn over the ground to be burned: also the corn growing on ground so prepared. 4 N. D. The ground in which rice is grown from the seed, and from which the plantlets are transplanted.
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dāḍhā (दाढा).—a (Poetry.) Bold, valorous, doughty, puissant.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
dāḍha (दाढ).—f A molar tooth. A jaw. dāḍhēnta sāpaḍaṇēṃ Be caught in the clutches of.
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dāḍhā (दाढा).—a (poetry.) Bold, valorous.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Dadha (दध).—a. Holding, possessing, giving &c. -n. share, portion; दधशब्दो भागधेयवचनः । त्रद्यथा कण्टकाय दधं नापिताय दधमिति । देवदधानि देवभागा इत्यर्थः (dadhaśabdo bhāgadheyavacanaḥ | tradyathā kaṇṭakāya dadhaṃ nāpitāya dadhamiti | devadadhāni devabhāgā ityarthaḥ) | ŚB. on MS.1.8.32.
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1) A large tooth or tusk.
2) A multitude.
3) Wish, desire.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-dhaḥ-dhā-dhaṃ) Who has or possesses. E. dhā to have, śa aff.
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(-ḍhā) 1. A large tooth, a tusk. 2. Wish, desire. 3. A number, a multitude. E. dā to cut, ḍha affix, fem. affix ṭāp.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dadha (दध):—[from dadh] mfn., [iii, i, 139] ‘giving’ See iḍā-, ilā-.
2) Dāḍhā (दाढा):—f. (= and [probably] [from] daṃṣṭrā) large tooth, tusk, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) wish, desire, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) number, multitude, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dadha (दध):—[(dhaḥ-dhā-dhaṃ) a.] Having, holding.
2) Dāḍhā (दाढा):—(ḍhā) 1. f. A large tooth; a wish; a multitude.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
1) Ḍāḍha (डाढ):—(nf) a molar or grinding tooth.
2) Dāḍha (दाढ):—(nm) a jaw-tooth; grinder.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Daḍha (दढ) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Dṛḍha.
2) Dāḍhā (दाढा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Daṃṣṭā.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
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