Dipavriksha, Dīpavṛkṣa, Dipa-vriksha: 5 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Dīpavṛkṣa can be transliterated into English as Dipavrksa or Dipavriksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dīpavṛkṣa (दीपवृक्ष).—m S The stem or pillar of a lamp. 2 A chandelier or lustre.

context information

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

Dīpavṛkṣa (दीपवृक्ष).—

1) a lampstand. कनकोज्ज्वलदीप्तदीपवृक्षम् (kanakojjvaladīptadīpavṛkṣam) (āsanam) Bu. Ch.5.44. तथेह पञ्चेन्द्रियदीपवृक्षा ज्ञानप्रदीप्ताः परवन्त एव (tatheha pañcendriyadīpavṛkṣā jñānapradīptāḥ paravanta eva) Mb.12.22.9. A treelike column of building (Mar. dīpamāḷa); Rām.2.6.18; also दीपपादय (dīpapādaya) (a candle-stick).

2) a light.

3) a lantern.

4) the tree called devadāru q. v.

Derivable forms: dīpavṛkṣaḥ (दीपवृक्षः).

Dīpavṛkṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dīpa and vṛkṣa (वृक्ष).

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

Dīpavṛkṣa (दीपवृक्ष).—m.

(-kṣaḥ) The stand or stem of a lamp, a candlestick. E. dīpa a lamp, and vṛkṣa a tree; also dīpavṛkṣaka .

context information

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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