Dadha, Dāḍha: 11 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Dadha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, 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.

In Hinduism

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.

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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’.

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India history and geography

Source: 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.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: 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.

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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 dictionary

Source: 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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Dāḍhā (दाढा).—

1) A large tooth or tusk.

2) A multitude.

3) Wish, desire.

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

Dadha (दध).—mfn.

(-dhaḥ-dhā-dhaṃ) Who has or possesses. E. dhā to have, śa aff.

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Dāḍhā (दाढा).—f.

(-ḍhā) 1. A large tooth, a tusk. 2. Wish, desire. 3. A number, a multitude. E. 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.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Dadha (दध):—(von dhā) adj. verleihend [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 3, 1, 139.] — Vgl. ilādadha .

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Dāḍhā (दाढा):—f.

1) = daṃṣṭrā (und auch daraus entstanden) Fangzahn [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 583.] [Anekārthasaṃgraha 2, 129.] —

2) Verlangen [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [ŚABDĀRTHAKALPATARU im Śabdakalpadruma] —

3) Menge [ŚABDĀRTHAK.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Dadha (दध):—Adj. verleihend in iḍādadha , ilādadha.

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Dāḍhā (दाढा):—f.

1) Fangzahn.

2) Verlangen.

3) Menge.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Ḍāḍha (डाढ):—(nf) a molar or grinding tooth.

2) Dāḍha (दाढ):—(nm) a jaw-tooth; grinder.

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