Daurbhagya, Daurbhāgya: 13 definitions


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In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Daurbhagya in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Daurbhāgya (दौर्भाग्य) refers to “suffering of miseries”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 8), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “The years of Jupiter (bṛhaspati) take their names from the several Nakṣatras in which he reappears after his conjunction with the Sun; and these names are identical with the names of the lunar months. [...] In the Phālguna year of Jupiter, there will be prosperity, rain and crops, here and there; women will suffer miseries [i.e., daurbhāgya]; thieves will become powerful and rulers cruel”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Daurbhagya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

daurbhāgya (दौर्भाग्य).—n S Unluckiness, ill-fatedness, wretchedness.

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

daurbhāgya (दौर्भाग्य).—n Unluckiness.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Daurbhagya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daurbhāgya (दौर्भाग्य).—Ill-luck, misfortune; यत्ते केशेषु दौर्भाग्यं (yatte keśeṣu daurbhāgyaṃ)... आपस्तद् घ्नन्तु सर्वदा (āpastad ghnantu sarvadā) Y.1.283.

Derivable forms: daurbhāgyam (दौर्भाग्यम्).

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

Daurbhāgya (दौर्भाग्य).—n.

(-gyaṃ) Ill-luck, misfortune. E. dur bad, bhāga portion, ṣyañ aff.

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

Daurbhāgya (दौर्भाग्य).—i. e. dus-bhaga + ya, n. Misfortune, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 7120.

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

Daurbhāgya (दौर्भाग्य).—[neuter] ill luck, [especially] unrequited love.

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

1) Daurbhāgya (दौर्भाग्य):—[=daur-bhāgya] [from daur > dauḥ] n. ([from] dur-bhaga or -bhagā) ill-luck, misfortune, [Yājñavalkya i, 282]

2) [v.s. ...] (daur.), unhappiness of a woman disliked by her husband, [Atharva-veda; Mahābhārata etc.]

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

Daurbhāgya (दौर्भाग्य):—[daur-bhāgya] (gyaṃ) 1. n. Unluckiness.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Daurbhāgya (दौर्भाग्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Dubbhagga, Dūbhagga, Dohagga.

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Daurbhagya in German

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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 (even English!). 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Daurbhagya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Daurbhāgya (ದೌರ್ಭಾಗ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] bad luck; ill fortune; trouble; adversity; an instance of this.

2) [noun] the condition or quality of being poor; poverty; indigence.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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