Dhuni, Dhūni: 10 definitions

Introduction

Dhuni means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Dhuni (धुनि).—A Viśvedeva.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 31.

1b) One of the names of the third Marut gaṇa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 67. 126.

1c) A son of Brahmadhana.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 132.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dhuni : (aor. of dhunāti) tossed; shook off; removed.

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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

dhuṇī (धुणी).—f (Verbal of dhuṇēṃ) Washing, scouring, clearing thoroughly, lit. fig. stripping, baring, spoiling: the act, and the scoured, stripped, or spoiled state resulting. Ex. atisārāmuḷēṃ śarī- rācī dhuṇī jhālī; pōrānēṃ rāṇḍachandāsa lāgūna gharācī dhuṇī kēlī. 2 A washing place (as on the margin of a river).

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dhuṇī (धुणी).—f ( H) The smoke-fire of the gōsāvī over which he sits inhaling the smoke. 2 The pit containing it. dhuṇī ghālūna basaṇēṃ To sit determinedly and doggedly (in exaction of compliance with some demand).

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dhunī (धुनी).—f ( H) The smoke-fire of the gōsāvī over which he sits inhaling the smoke. Ex. jēṃ aikatāṃ pāpā dhunī || śravaṇamātrēṃ hōya pai ||. 2 The pit containing it or prepared for it.

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

dhuṇī (धुणी) [-nī, -नी].—f The smoke-free of the gātāvī over which he sits inhaling the smoke. The pit containing it. A washing place.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhuni (धुनि) or Dhunī (धुनी).—f. A river; पुराणां संहर्तुः सुरधुनि कपर्दोऽधिरुरुहे (purāṇāṃ saṃhartuḥ suradhuni kapardo'dhiruruhe) G. L.22.

Derivable forms: dhuniḥ (धुनिः).

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Dhūni (धूनि).—f. Shaking, agitating.

Derivable forms: dhūniḥ (धूनिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Dhunī (धुनी).—(?) (perh. = Prakrit Lex. dhuṇi, Sheth, compare AMg. jhuṇi, for Sanskrit dhvani?), sound (?), in -mahatī gāthā-dhunī Divy 328.26 (prose).

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

Dhuni (धुनि).—f.

(-niḥ) A river; see the next.

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Dhunī (धुनी).—f. (-nī) A river. E. dhu to go, affix in fem. affix ṅīp; the affix is sometimes considered as nik leaving ni, which makes dhuni ut sup.

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Dhūni (धूनि).—f.

(-niḥ) Shaking, agitating. E. dhū to agitate, affix ktin, and ta changed to na. dhū-bhāve ktin-lvādi-tasya naḥ .

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

Dhuni (धुनि).—[adjective] boisterous, tempestuous, wild; [masculine] [Name] of a demon.

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

1) Dhuni (धुनि):—[from dhuna] mfn. roaring, sounding, boisterous (the Maruts, rivers, the Soma etc.), [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-āraṇyaka]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a demon slain by Indra, [Ṛg-veda]

3) [v.s. ...] of a son of the Vasu Āpa, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

4) Dhunī (धुनी):—[from dhuni > dhuna] Du/nI f. river (cf. dyu-dhuni).

5) Dhuni (धुनि):—[from dhuna] f. river (cf. dyu-dhuni).

6) Dhūni (धूनि):—[from dhūna > dhū] f. shaking, agitation, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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