Dirghayu, Dīrghāyu, Dirgha-ayu: 5 definitions
Dirghayu 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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dīrghāyu (दीर्घायु).—a S dīrghāyuṣya a S Long-lived.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Dīrghāyu (दीर्घायु).—a. long-lived.
Dīrghāyu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dīrgha and āyu (आयु).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Dīrghāyu (दीर्घायु).—(= Pali Dīghāvu), name of a prince, son of Ariṃdama: Mahāvastu iii.457.8 ff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dīrghāyu (दीर्घायु).—[adjective] long-lived; [abstract] tva.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dīrghāyu (दीर्घायु):—[from dīrgha] mfn. l°-lived, [viii, 70, 7]
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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