Daivadatta, Daiva-datta: 2 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daivadatta (दैवदत्त).—a. innate, natural.

Daivadatta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daiva and datta (दत्त).

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

1) Daivadatta (दैवदत्त):—[=daiva-datta] [from daiva] a mfn. (for 2. See 2. daiva) given by f° or fortune, innate, natural, [Daśakumāra-carita]

2) [=daiva-datta] b mf(ī)n. being in the village Deva-datta, [Pāṇini 1-1, 75 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

3) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] the pupils of D°, [73.], [vArttika] 5, [Patañjali] (cf. deva-dattīya)

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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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