Dhup, Dhūp: 6 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhūp (धूप्).—I. 1. P. (dhūpāyati, dhūpāyita) To heat or to be heated. -II. 1 U. (dhūpayati-te)

1) To fumigate, perfume, incense, to make fragrant.

2) To shine.

3) To speak.

4) (In Astr.) To obscure with mist, eclipse.

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

Dhūp (धूप्).—[dhūpa] r. 1st cl. (dhūpāyati) To heat. r. 10th cl. (dhūpayati-te) 1. To speak. 2. To shine. tāpe aka0 tāpane saka0 bhvā0 pa0 seṭ . dīpto cu0 ubha0 aka0 dīpane saka0 seṭ .

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

Dhūp (धूप्).—i. 1, dhūpāya, and i. 10, dhūpaya, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To fumigate, [Suśruta] 1, 16, 9. 2. To perfume, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 10, 30; [Śiśupālavadha] 4, 52. 3. i. 10, [Parasmaipada.] † To speak, or to shine.

— With the prep. ava ava, To perfume, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 83, 16 Gorr.

— With upa upa, To fumigate, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 14, 7. 2. To fill with smoke, Mahābhārata 1, 815.

— With pra pra, To perfume, Mahābhārata 12, 1389.

— Cf. etc.

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

Dhūp (धूप्):—([Dhātupāṭha xi, 2; xxxiii, 99]). See dhūpaya and pāya above.

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

Dhūp (धूप्):—dhūpāyati 10. a. To heat, dhūpayati to speak; to shine.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Dhup in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) the sun; sunshine; incense, gum benzoin; ~[ghadi] a sundial; —[cadhana] the sun to rise high in the sky, to be nearing midday; -[chamha] sun and shade; a kind of cloth with a sun and shade touch; (fig.) happiness and sorrow; ~[dana] an incensory; a thurible; thurification, incensing; ~[dani/patra] an incensory, a thurible; ~[dara] sunny; -[dipa] accessories for worship—incense (—stick) and lamp; ~[batti] an incense-stick; ~[snana] basking; —[khana] to bask in the sun; to be heat-struck; to be sun-treated; —[dikhana] to put or spread in the sun; —[dena] to burn incense (for religious performance); to spread out in the sun (as clothes etc.); —[mem bala sapheda hona] to age without experience; to be old and yet devoid of wisdom; —[lena/-sekana] to bask in the sun..—dhup (धूप) is alternatively transliterated as Dhūpa.

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