Dhishniya, Dhiṣṇiya: 3 definitions


Dhishniya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Dhiṣṇiya can be transliterated into English as Dhisniya or Dhishniya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Dhiṣṇiya (धिष्णिय):—[from dhiṣ] m. = ṇya, ‘earth heap’

2) [v.s. ...] [plural] Name of genii watching the Soma, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā] [commentator or commentary]

3) Dhiṣṇīya (धिष्णीय):—[from dhiṣ] mfn. intended for or belonging to the Dhiṣṇyas or fire-places, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

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Dhishniya 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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