Devadhideva, Dēvādhidēva, Devādhideva, Deva-adhideva: 4 definitions
Devadhideva 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dēvādhidēva (देवाधिदेव).—m (S dēva, adhi, dēva) God of gods; the god great among the gods. Ex. kiṃ āhēsa dē0 sanātana ||.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
dēvādhidēva (देवाधिदेव).—m God of gods.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) the highest god.
2) an epithet of (1) Śiva. (2) Buddha. (3) Viṣṇu. देवातिदेवो भगवान् प्रसूतिरंशे हरिर्यस्य जगत्प्रणेता (devātidevo bhagavān prasūtiraṃśe hariryasya jagatpraṇetā) Hariv.
Derivable forms: devādhidevaḥ (देवाधिदेवः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Devādhideva (देवाधिदेव):—[from deva] m. ‘god over gods’ an Arhat, [Jaina literature]
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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Starts with: Devadhidevastotra.
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