Didhishu, Didhiṣu, Didhiṣū, Didhīṣū: 9 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Didhiṣu and Didhiṣū and Didhīṣū can be transliterated into English as Didhisu or Didhishu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) The second husband of a woman married again or twice.
2) A suitor.
3) A husband; ब्राह्मणी वीक्ष्य दिधिषुं पुरुषादेन भक्षितम् (brāhmaṇī vīkṣya didhiṣuṃ puruṣādena bhakṣitam) Bhāgavata 9.9.35. -f. A virgin widow remarried.
Derivable forms: didhiṣuḥ (दिधिषुः).
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Didhiṣū (दिधिषू) or Didhīṣū (दिधीषू).—f.
1) A woman twice married.
2) An unmarried elder sister whose younger sister is married; ज्येष्ठायां यद्यनूढायां कन्यायामुह्यतेऽनुजा । सा चाग्रेदिधिषूर्ज्ञेया पूर्वा च दिधिषूः स्मृता (jyeṣṭhāyāṃ yadyanūḍhāyāṃ kanyāyāmuhyate'nujā | sā cāgredidhiṣūrjñeyā pūrvā ca didhiṣūḥ smṛtā) ||
Derivable forms: didhiṣūḥ (दिधिषूः), didhīṣūḥ (दिधीषूः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṣuḥ) The second husband of a woman twice married. f.
(-ṣuḥ) A virgin widow remarried. E. dhā to have (sin), or dhiṣ to be reproached, root reduplicate, affix ku or kū; in the first case, iṭ and ṣuk augments; also didhiṣū.
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(-ṣūḥ) 1. A virgin widow remarried: see the preceding; also didhīṣū. 2. An elder sister unmarried, whose junior is a bride. m.
(-ṣūḥ) 1. The husband of a woman married a second time: see didhiṣu. 2. Instability, want of firmness. E. didhi firmness, ṣo to abandon, kū Unadi aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Didhiṣu (दिधिषु).—i. e. didhiṣa, old desider. of dhā, + u, I. m. A husband, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 9, 9, 34. Ii. f. ṣū, A widow married to the brother of her deceased husband, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 173.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Didhiṣu (दिधिषु).—[adjective] wishing to gain; [masculine] suitor, husband, [feminine] (also ṣū) a woman married twice.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Didhiṣu (दिधिषु):—[from didhiṣāyya] mfn. wishing to gain or obtain, striving after, seeking, [Ṛg-veda]
2) [v.s. ...] m. a suitor, [Ṛg-veda x, 18, 8]
3) [v.s. ...] a husband, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa ix, 9, 34]
4) [v.s. ...] the second husband of a woman twice married (also ṣū), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] f(u or ū). a widow remarried or an elder sister married after the younger (both of whom having the choice of their husbands may be compared to suitors).
6) Didhīṣu (दिधीषु):—[from didhiṣāyya] f. = didhiṣū, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] See didhiṣuSource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Didhiṣu (दिधिषु):—(ṣuḥ) 2. m. The second husband of a woman twice married.
2) Didhiṣū (दिधिषू):—(ṣūḥ) 3. f. A virgin widow remarried; unmarried elder sister.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] an attempt, endeavour (to get something).
2) [noun] a man as related to his wife; a husband.
3) [noun] the husband of a woman who was divorced by or has divorced, her first husband.
4) [noun] a widow who is married for the second time.
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1) [noun] a woman who has remarried following the death of her first husband.
2) [noun] an unmarried woman whose younger sister is married.
3) [noun] a woman married before her elder sister.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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