Dhivara, Dhīvara: 14 definitions

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Introduction:

Dhivara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Dhivar.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Dhīvara (धीवर).—(c)—a kingdom watered by Hlādinī.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 18. 54; Matsya-purāṇa 121. 53; Vāyu-purāṇa 47. 51; 62. 123.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Kavya (poetry)

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Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)

Dhīvara (धीवर) in Sanskrit refers to a “fisherman”, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—(CDIAL 6819).

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dhīvara : (m.) a fisher-man.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ḍhivara (ढिवर).—m (dhīvara S) A class or an individual of it. They are fishermen.

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ḍhīvara (ढीवर).—m (dhīvara S) A class or an individual of it. They are fishermen.

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ḍhīvara (ढीवर).—m See ḍhivara.

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dhīvara (धीवर).—m (S) A caste or an individual of it. They are fishermen.

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

ḍhivara (ढिवर).—m A fisherman.

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ḍhīvara (ढीवर).—m A fisherman.

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dhīvara (धीवर).—m A caste or an individual of it. They are fishermen.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhīvara (धीवर).—A fisherman; मृगमीनसज्जनानां तृणजलसंतोषविहितवृत्तीनाम् । लुब्धकधीवरपिशुना निष्कारणवैरिणो जगति (mṛgamīnasajjanānāṃ tṛṇajalasaṃtoṣavihitavṛttīnām | lubdhakadhīvarapiśunā niṣkāraṇavairiṇo jagati) || Bh.2.61; 1.85.

-ram Iron.

-rī 1 A fisherman's wife. -- A kind of harpoon for catching fish.

3) A fish-basket.

Derivable forms: dhīvaraḥ (धीवरः).

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

Dhīvara (धीवर).—m.

(-raḥ) A fisherman. f. (-rī) 1. A fisherman’s wife. 2. A sort of harpoon for catching fish with. E. dhī to hold or gain, (fish,) Unadi affix ṣvarac.

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

Dhīvara (धीवर).—1. m. A fisherman, Mahābhārata 2, 784. 2. f. , A fiṣerman’s wife, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 26, 149.

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

Dhīvara (धीवर).—([feminine] ī) & ka [masculine] a fisher.

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

1) Dhīvara (धीवर):—[from dhī] a m. a very clever man, [Subhāṣitāvali]

2) [v.s. ...] (also raka) a fisherman, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. (as a mixed caste, [Gautama-dharma-śāstra iv, 19])

3) [from dhī] n. iron, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) b See above.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Dhīvara (धीवर):—[Uṇādisūtra 3, 1.]

1) m. Fischer [Amarakoṣa 1, 2, 3, 15.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 929.] [Mahābhārata 2, 784. 13, 2708.] niṣādavaṃśakartāsau babhūva dhīvarānasṛjacca venakalmaṣasaṃbhavān [Harivaṃśa 310.] [Bhartṛhari.1,84.2,51.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 86,115.] [Pañcatantra 246,14.] [Hitopadeśa 110,2.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 24,199.] [BRAHMAVAIV. Pāṇini’s acht Bücher] in [Oxforder Handschriften 22,a,11. 12.] f. dhīvarī [Kathāsaritsāgara 26, 149.] Sollte der Fischer etwa nach seiner Geschicklichkeit (vgl. dhīvan) benannt worden sein? —

2) f. dhīvarī a) eine Art von Harpune, = matsyavedhinī [UJJVAL.] zu [Uṇādisūtra 3, 1.] — b) Fischbehälter, Fischkorb, = matsyādhānī (lies: matsyadhānī) [UJJVAL.] zu [Uṇādisūtra 4, 114.] —

3) n. Eisen (vgl. tīvra) [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 158.] — Vgl. dhīvan .

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Dhīvara (धीवर):—m. Fischer und zugleich ein kluger Mann (2. dhī) [Spr. (II) 3160.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Dhīvara (धीवर):——

1) m. — a) ein sehr kluger Mann. — b) Fischer. Als Mischlingskaste [Gautama's Dharmaśāstra] —

2) f. ī — a) *Adj. f. zu dhīvan 1). — b) Fischerin. — c) *eine Art von Harpune. — d) *Fischbehälter , Fischkorb.

3) *n. Eisen.

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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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