Dadhidhenu, Dadhi-dhenu: 2 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dadhidhenu (दधिधेनु).—f. a cow represented by दधि (dadhi) (offered to priests); Bhāva. P.2 168.

Derivable forms: dadhidhenuḥ (दधिधेनुः).

Dadhidhenu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dadhi and dhenu (धेनु).

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

Dadhidhenu (दधिधेनु).—f.

(-nuḥ) A quantity of curds given away at any sacrifice. E. dadhi, and dhenu a cow.

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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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