Digantara, Dish-antara: 6 definitions


Digantara means something in 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

digantara (दिगंतर).—n (S Another region or country.) A distant or a foreign country. Ex. āpaṇa di0 karāvēṃ, hā digantarānta gēlā, digantarāvarūna māla ālā.

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

digantara (दिगंतर).—m A distant or a foreign country.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Digantara (दिगन्तर).—

1) another direction.

2) the intermediate space, atmosphere, space.

3) a distant quarter, another or foreign country; संचारपूतानि दिगन्तराणि कृत्वा दिनान्ते निलयाय गन्तुम् (saṃcārapūtāni digantarāṇi kṛtvā dinānte nilayāya gantum) R.2.15.

Derivable forms: digantaram (दिगन्तरम्).

Digantara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms diś and antara (अन्तर).

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

Digantara (दिगन्तर).—n.

(-raṃ) Space, the atmosphere. E. dik, and antara interval.

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

Digantara (दिगन्तर).—[neuter] another region, a foreign country.

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

1) Digantara (दिगन्तर):—[=dig-antara] [from dig > diś] n. another region, a foreign country, [Raghuvaṃśa ii, 15; Rājataraṅgiṇī] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] a quarter of the sky

3) [v.s. ...] (also [plural]) space, the atmosphere, [Kādambarī]

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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. 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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