Di, aka: Ḍi; 4 Definition(s)


Di means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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

Vyākaraṇa (Sanskrit grammar)

Di (दि).—A technical term in the Jainendra Vyakarana for the term प्रगृह्य (pragṛhya) used by Panini.

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Dī (दी).—A technical term in the Jainendra Vyakarana for दीर्ध (dīrdha) (long vowel) in Panini's grammar.

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyākaraṇa (व्याकरण, vyakarana) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedāṅga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyākaraṇa concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

In Buddhism


Di°, secondary base of numeral “2, ” contracted fr. dvi: see under dvi B I.4. (Page 320)

(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

dī (दी).—m (Vulgar for divasa) A day.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ḍī (डी).—or -ḍī The day of throwing dust after the burning of the hōḷī.

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ḍī (डी).—or -ḍī f (Commonly niguḍī). A shrub.

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dī (दी).—or- a Relating to broad-cloth.

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