Daina: 9 definitions


Daina means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Dain.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

daina (दैन) [or दैनिक, dainika].—a S Relating to a day, diurnal.

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daina (दैन).—n (S) Miserable and piteous condition; great distress or wretchedness. v bhōga, sōsa. dainā bhākaṇēṃ-sāṅgaṇēṃ-dākhaviṇēṃ To exhibit great wretchedness; to make piteous supplication. (daina or dainā f pl) karaṇēṃ g. of o. To distress or make wretched.

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dainā (दैना).—f (dainya S) A troublous and distressful condition. The word is of the class of durdaśā, daśā, apēṣṭā, hāla, avasthā, phajitī &c., with the power of Pickle, plight, trim, mess &c. Ex. mājhī dainā hōṇāra bhārī || hyāstava saṃsārīṃ vāñcalēṃ ||.

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

daina (दैन).—n Miserable and piteous condition.

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dainā (दैना).—f A miserable condition, wretched- ness.

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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

Daina (दैन).—(- f.), [dainandina] (- f.),

-dainika (- f.) a. Diurnal, daily; तैरेवास्य कलेः कलेवरपुषो दैनंदिनं वर्तनम् (tairevāsya kaleḥ kalevarapuṣo dainaṃdinaṃ vartanam) Bv. 1.13. एष दैनन्दिनः सर्गो ब्राह्मस्त्रैलोक्यवर्तनः (eṣa dainandinaḥ sargo brāhmastrailokyavartanaḥ) Bhāg.

See also (synonyms): dainandina.

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Daina (दैन).—[dīnasya bhāvaḥ ṣyañ]

1) Poverty, poor and pitiable condition, miserable state; दरिद्राणां दैन्यम् (daridrāṇāṃ dainyam) G. L.2; फणिनो दैन्यमाश्रितः (phaṇino dainyamāśritaḥ) Kumārasambhava 2.21; इन्दोर्दैन्यं त्वदनुसरण- क्लिष्टकान्तेर्बिभर्ति (indordainyaṃ tvadanusaraṇa- kliṣṭakānterbibharti) Meghadūta 86.

2) Affliction, sorrow, dejection, grief, low-spiritedness.

3) Feebleness.

4) Meanness.

Derivable forms: dainam (दैनम्).

See also (synonyms): dainya.

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

Daina (दैन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nī-naṃ) Diurnal, daily, relating to a day. n.

(-naṃ) Poverty, wretchedness. E. dīna or dina and aṇ aff.

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

1) Daina (दैन):—1. daina mf(ī)n. ([from] dina) relating to a day, diurnal, daily, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) 2. daina n. ([from] dīna) = the next, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Daina (दैन):—[(naḥ-nī-naṃ) a.] Diurnal. n. Poverty.

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Daina 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Ḍāina (डाइन) [Also spelled dain]:—(nf) a witch; hag, sorceress; a scold; —[bhī sāta ghara choḍakara khātī hai] a wise fox will never rob his neighbour’s hen-roost.

2) Ḍainā (डैना):—(nm) a wing (of a bird), pinion; [ḍainedāra] winged, pinioned.

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