Daityadeva, Daitya-deva: 3 definitions
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) an epithet of Varuṇa.
Derivable forms: daityadevaḥ (दैत्यदेवः).
Daityadeva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daitya and deva (देव).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-vaḥ) 1. A name of Varuna, deity of the waters. 2. Air or wind personified. E. daitya a demon, and deva a god.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Daityadeva (दैत्यदेव):—[=daitya-deva] [from daitya > daiteya] m. ‘god of the Daityas’, Varuṇa
2) [v.s. ...] Wind, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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