Daivadhina, aka: Daiva-adhina, Daivādhīna; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

[Daivadhina in Marathi glossaries]

daivādhīna (दैवाधीन).—a S daivānurōdhī a S daivānusārī a S daiva- pradhāna a S Subject to destiny or fate.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

daivādhīna (दैवाधीन).—a Subject to destiny or fate.

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

[Daivadhina in Sanskrit glossaries]

Daivādhīna (दैवाधीन).—a. dependent on fate; दैवायत्तं कुले जन्म मदायत्तं तु पौरुषम् (daivāyattaṃ kule janma madāyattaṃ tu pauruṣam) Ve.3.33.

Daivādhīna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daiva and adhīna (अधीन). See also (synonyms): daivāyatta.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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