Dishi, Diśī, Disi°: 3 definitions


Dishi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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 term Diśī can be transliterated into English as Disi or Dishi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

diśī (दिशी).—ind An adjunct affixed ad libitum to imitative words, as phaṭa, khaṭa, cara; phaṭadiśī, khaṭadiśī, caradiśī.

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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 dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Diśi (दिशि).—(= AMg. disi, for Sanskrit diś, diśā; not in Pali), direction. Noted only in (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa, but not rare there; usually acc. sg. diśim; sometimes (notably 205.26, where it seems clearly to be taken so, § 4.59, end) this could be interpreted as loc. diśi plus ‘hiatus-bridging’ m; among the cases which are certainly acc. are: dakṣiṇāṃ diśim āśritāḥ (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa 326.18, and…āśritya 626.26; prāciṃ (°cīṃ) diśim upādāya 620.1 (these all verses). The great corruption of the text of (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa might tempt to emendation (diśam would be easy), but AMg. seems to confirm the form.

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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.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Disi (दिसि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Diś.

Disi has the following synonyms: Disā.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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