Divabhita, Diva-bhita, Divābhīta: 9 definitions


Divabhita 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Veterinary Medicine (The study and treatment of Animals)

Source: Shodhganga: Portrayal of Animal Kingdom (Tiryaks) in Epics An Analytical study

1) Divābhīta (दिवाभीत) (lit. “one which is afraid of light of the day”) is a synonym (another name) for the Owl (Ulūka), according to scientific texts such as the Mṛgapakṣiśāstra (Mriga-pakshi-shastra) or “the ancient Indian science of animals and birds” by Hamsadeva, containing the varieties and descriptions of the animals and birds seen in the Sanskrit Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.

2) Divābhita (दिवाभित) also refers to the Barred jungle owlet (Otus brucei).

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Divabhita in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

divābhīta (दिवाभीत).—m S (That fears the day.) An owl; a thief or house-breaker &c.; a bashful person.

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

divābhīta (दिवाभीत).—m An owl; a thief, &c.; a bashful person.

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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

[«previous next»] — Divabhita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Divābhīta (दिवाभीत).—

1) an owl; दिवाकराद्रक्षति यो गुहासु लीनं दिवा- भीतमिवान्धकारम् (divākarādrakṣati yo guhāsu līnaṃ divā- bhītamivāndhakāram) Kumārasambhava 1.12.

2) a white lotus (opening at night).

3) a thief, house-breaker.

Derivable forms: divābhītaḥ (दिवाभीतः).

Divābhīta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms divā and bhīta (भीत). See also (synonyms): divābhīti.

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

Divābhīta (दिवाभीत).—m.

(-tāḥ) 1. An owl. 2. A thief or house-breaker. 3. The white lotus (kumudākara;) perhaps any such flower, the petals of which open at night, and close in the day time. E. divā day, and bhīta afraid.

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

1) Divābhīta (दिवाभीत):—[=divā-bhīta] [from divā > div] mfn. timid by day

2) [v.s. ...] m. an owl, [Kumāra-sambhava i, 12], a thief, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] a flower closing itself by day, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Divābhīta (दिवाभीत):—[divā-bhīta] (taḥ) 1. m. Idem; a thief; a white lotus. a. Afraid of day.

[Sanskrit to German]

Divabhita in German

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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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