Dharmyavivaha, aka: Dharmyavivāha, Dharmya-vivaha; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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dharmyavivāha (धर्म्यविवाह).—m S Marriage according to all the institutes and enactments of religion.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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Dharmyavivāha (धर्म्यविवाह).—a legal marriage; cf. Ms.3.26.

Derivable forms: dharmyavivāhaḥ (धर्म्यविवाहः).

Dharmyavivāha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharmya and vivāha (विवाह).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dharmyavivāha (धर्म्यविवाह).—m.

(-haḥ) Legal marriage of five sorts, as the Brahma, Daiva, Arsha, Gandharba, and Prajapatya. E. dharmya, and vivāha marriage.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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ārṣavivāha (आर्षविवाह).—m A form of marriage.
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Prītivivāha (प्रीतिविवाह).—a love-marriage, love-match (based purely on love). Derivable forms:...
āsuravivāha (आसुरविवाह).—m (S) A form of marriage; in which the bridegroom gives what he can af...
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prājāpatyavivāha (प्राजापत्यविवाह).—m S A form of marriage,--that in which the father of the gi...
brāhmavivāha (ब्राह्मविवाह).—m (S) A form of marriage,--that in which the bride duly adorned an...
Aṣṭavivāha (अष्टविवाह).—Eight kinds of marriage. (1) Brāhma (2) Daiva (3) Ārṣa (4) Prājāpatya (...
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