Didhishupati, Didhiṣūpati, Didhishu-pati, Didhīṣūpati: 7 definitions

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Didhishupati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Didhiṣūpati and Didhīṣūpati can be transliterated into English as Didhisupati or Didhishupati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Didhishupati in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Didhiṣūpati (दिधिषूपति) or Didhīṣūpati (दिधीषूपति).—a man who has a sexual intercourse with the widow of his brother (not as a sacred duty but for carnal gratification); भ्रातुर्मृतस्य भार्यायां योऽनुरज्येत कामतः । धर्मेणापि नियुक्तायां स ज्ञेयो दिधिषूपतिः (bhrāturmṛtasya bhāryāyāṃ yo'nurajyeta kāmataḥ | dharmeṇāpi niyuktāyāṃ sa jñeyo didhiṣūpatiḥ) Manusmṛti 3.173.

Derivable forms: didhiṣūpatiḥ (दिधिषूपतिः), didhīṣūpatiḥ (दिधीषूपतिः).

Didhiṣūpati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms didhiṣū and pati (पति).

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

Didhiṣupati (दिधिषुपति).—m.

(-tiḥ) The husband of a woman remarried. E. didhiṣū as above, and pati a husband.

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

Didhiṣūpati (दिधिषूपति).—[masculine] the husband of a woman married a second time.

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

Didhiṣūpati (दिधिषूपति):—[=didhiṣū-pati] [from didhiṣu > didhiṣāyya] m. the husband of a woman so married, [Kāṭhaka xxxi, 7; Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Vasiṣṭha]

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

Didhiṣūpati (दिधिषूपति):—[didhiṣū-pati] (tiḥ) 2. m. The husband of a woman re-married.

[Sanskrit to German]

Didhishupati in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Didhishupati in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Didhiṣūpati (ದಿಧಿಷೂಪತಿ):—

1) [noun] a man who has married a woman whose elder sister is not married.

2) [noun] a man who has sexual relation with the wife of his deceased brother.

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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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