Daurbalya: 7 definitions

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Daurbalya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Daurbalya (दौर्बल्य) is a Sanskrit technical term translating to “generalized weakness”. The term is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Suśruta-saṃhitā and the Caraka-saṃhitā.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

daurbalya (दौर्बल्य).—n S Weakness, feebleness, impotency.

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

daurbalya (दौर्बल्य).—n Weakness, impotency.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daurbalya (दौर्बल्य).—Impotency, debility, weakness, feebleness, दौर्बल्यं ख्यापते राज्ञः (daurbalyaṃ khyāpate rājñaḥ) Ms.8.171; क्षुद्रं हृदयदौर्बल्यं त्यक्त्वोत्तिष्ठ परंतप (kṣudraṃ hṛdayadaurbalyaṃ tyaktvottiṣṭha paraṃtapa) Bg.2.3.

Derivable forms: daurbalyam (दौर्बल्यम्).

See also (synonyms): daurbala.

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

Daurbalya (दौर्बल्य).—n.

(-lyaṃ) Weakness, debility. E. durbala and ṣyañ aff.

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

Daurbalya (दौर्बल्य).—[neuter] weakness.

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

Daurbalya (दौर्बल्य):—[=daur-balya] [from daur > dauḥ] n. weakness, impotence, [Mahābhārata etc.]

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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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