Didhishupati, Didhiṣūpati, Didhishu-pati, Didhīṣūpati: 7 definitions
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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 dictionarySource: 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
(-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.
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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] 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.
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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