Dhur, Dhūr: 10 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhur (धुर्).—f. (Nom. sing. dhūḥ)

1) A yoke (lit.); न गर्दभा वाजिधुरं वहन्ति (na gardabhā vājidhuraṃ vahanti) Mṛcchakaṭika 4.17; अत्रस्नुभिर्युक्तधुरं तुरङ्गैः (atrasnubhiryuktadhuraṃ turaṅgaiḥ) R.14.47.

2) (a) That part of a yoke which rests on the shoulder. (b) The foremost part of the pole where the yoke is fixed.

3) The pin at both ends of an axle for fastening the nave of the wheel.

4) The shaft or pole of a carriage.

5) A load, burden (fig. also); responsibility, duty, task; तेन धूर्जगतो गुर्वी सचिवेषु निचिक्षिते (tena dhūrjagato gurvī saciveṣu nicikṣite) R.1.34;2.74;3.35;5.66; Kumārasambhava 6.3; कार्यधुरं वहन्ति (kāryadhuraṃ vahanti) Mu.1.14; आप्तैरप्यनवाप्तपौरुषफलैः कार्यस्य धूरुज्झिता (āptairapyanavāptapauruṣaphalaiḥ kāryasya dhūrujjhitā) Mu.6.5; 4.6; Kirātārjunīya 3.5;14.6.

6) The foremost or highest place, van, front, top, head; अपांसुलानां धुरि कीर्तनीया (apāṃsulānāṃ dhuri kīrtanīyā) R.2.2; धुरि स्थिता त्वं पतिदेवतानाम् (dhuri sthitā tvaṃ patidevatānām) 14.74; अविघ्नमस्तु ते स्थेयाः पितेव धुरि पुत्रिणाम् (avighnamastu te stheyāḥ piteva dhuri putriṇām) 1.91; धुरि प्रतिष्ठापयितव्य एव (dhuri pratiṣṭhāpayitavya eva) M.1.16; 5.16.

7) A finger.

8) Agitation, trembling.

9) Reflection.

1) A spark of fire.

11) Distress, affliction.

12) A part, portion, share.

13) Wealth.

14) Name of the Ganges. (dhuri kṛ 'to place at the head or in front of'; kiṃvābhaviṣyadaruṇastamasāṃ vibhettāṃ taṃ cetsahasrakiraṇo dhuri nākari- ṣyat Ś.7.4)

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Dhūr (धूर्).—4. Ā. (dhūryate)

1) To hurt, kill.

2) To go, move.

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

Dhur (धुर्).—f.

(-dhūḥ) 1. The fore part of a carriage, the pole or the path where the yoke is fixed. 2. Agitation, trembling. 3. Reflection, recollection. 4. A spark of fire. 5. A burthen, a load. 6. A part, a portion. 7. Wealth. 8. A name of the Ganges. E. dhurbba hurt, affix kvip, and va rejected; also with ṭāp added, dhurā .

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Dhūr (धूर्).—[(ī,) dhūrī] r. 4th cl. (dhūryate) 1. To kill or hurt. 2. To move or approach. badhe gatau ca divā0 ā0 saka0 seṭ .

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

Dhur (धुर्).— (vb. dhṛ), f. (m., Mahābhārata 13, 2876). 1. A yoke, [Mṛcchakaṭikā, (ed. Stenzler.)] 63, 10. 2. A burthen, a load, Mahābhārata 1, 741; 5, 2799. 3. The fore-part of the pole where the yoke is fixed, Mahābhārata 3, 13310. 4. Place of honour, the head, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 14, 74.

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Dhūr (धूर्).—i. 4, [Ātmanepada.] 1. To hurt. 2. To move.

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

Dhur (धुर्).—[feminine] ([masculine]) yoke or pole (of a earriage, [especially] its fore-part); [figuratively] load, burden; top, highest place, place of honour.

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

1) Dhur (धुर्):—f. (m. only, [Mahābhārata xiii, 2876]; [nominative case] and stem before a [consonant] dhūr; [from] √dhṛ) a yoke; ([figuratively]) burden, load, [Ṛg-veda (v, 43, 8?) etc.] etc.

2) pole or shaft of a carriage ([especially] their forepart)

3) a peg, pin (cf. akṣa-)

4) top, summit, front, place of honour ([locative case] at the head, in front, in presence of), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

5) a finger, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) Name of 6 [particular] verses of the Bahiṣ-pavamāna, [ṢaḍvBr.; Lāṭyāyana]

7) (roḥ-śamye or sāmanī [dual number], and rām sāma n. Name of Sāmans, [Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa])

8) (only [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) reflection, recollection

9) a spark of fire

10) part, portion

11) wealth

12) Name of the Ganges.

13) Dhūr (धूर्):—1. dhūr [class] 4. [Ātmanepada] dhūryate, to hurt or kill (cf. dhūrv);

—to move or approach, [Dhātupāṭha xxvi, 44.]

14) 2. dhūr in [compound] for dhur.

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

1) Dhur (धुर्):—(dhūḥ) 5. f. The fore part of a carriage; agitation; reflexion; recollection; a spark; a load; a part; wealth; Ganges.

2) Dhūr (धूर्):—(ya, ṅa, ī) dhūryyate 4. d. To kill or hurt; to move or approach.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Dhur (धुर्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dhurā.

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Dhur in German

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Dhur in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) extreme, remotest; (nm) extremity; —[se] from the outset; from the extreme point; —[upara] at the uppermost extreme..—dhur (धुर) is alternatively transliterated as Dhura.

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