Dhvantavitta, Dhvāntavitta, Dhvanta-vitta: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhvāntavitta (ध्वान्तवित्त).—a fire-fly.

Derivable forms: dhvāntavittaḥ (ध्वान्तवित्तः).

Dhvāntavitta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhvānta and vitta (वित्त). See also (synonyms): dhvāntonmeṣa.

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

Dhvāntavitta (ध्वान्तवित्त).—m.

(-ttaḥ) The fire-fly. E. dhvānta darkness, and vitta wealth.

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

Dhvāntavitta (ध्वान्तवित्त):—[dhvānta-vitta] (ttaḥ) 1. m. The fire-fly.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Dhvāntavitta (ध्वान्तवित्त):—m. = dhvāntacitta.

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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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