Dakshinapurva, aka: Dakṣiṇapūrva, Dakshina-purva, Dakṣiṇapūrvā; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit terms Dakṣiṇapūrva and Dakṣiṇapūrvā can be transliterated into English as Daksinapurva or Dakshinapurva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Dakṣiṇapūrva (दक्षिणपूर्व).—a. south-east.

Dakṣiṇapūrva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dakṣiṇa and pūrva (पूर्व). See also (synonyms): dakṣiṇaprāc.

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Dakṣiṇapūrvā (दक्षिणपूर्वा).—the south-eastern quarter.

Dakṣiṇapūrvā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dakṣiṇa and pūrvā (पूर्वा). See also (synonyms): dakṣiṇaprācī.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dakṣiṇapūrvā (दक्षिणपूर्वा).—f.

(-rvā) The south-east quarter. E. dakṣiṇa south and pūrva east.

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