Dogdhri, Dogdhṛ, Dogdhrī: 7 definitions

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Dogdhri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Dogdhṛ can be transliterated into English as Dogdhr or Dogdhri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dogdhṛ (दोग्धृ).—m. [duh-tṛc]

1) A cowherd, a milkman; मेरौ स्थिते दोग्धरि दोहदक्षे (merau sthite dogdhari dohadakṣe) Kumārasambhava 1.2.

2) A calf.

3) A panegyrist, one who writes verses for hire or reward.

4) One who performs anything out of interested motives (with a view to profit himself).

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Dogdhrī (दोग्ध्री).—

1) A cow which yields milk.

2) A wet-nurse (having much milk; Mar. dāi.)

3) A female who gives anything (with acc.).

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Dogdhṛ (दोग्धृ).—See under दुह् (duh).

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

Dogdhṛ (दोग्धृ).—mfn. (-gdhā-gdhrī-gdhṛ) 1. A milker, who or what milks. 2. What yields milk. m.

(-gdhā) 1. A poet, a panegyrist, one who writes verses for hire or reward. 2. A calf. 3. A cowherd. f. (-gdhī) A cow. E. duh to milk, tṛc aff.

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

Dogdhṛ (दोग्धृ).—i. e. duh + tṛ, I. m. 1. One who milks, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 67. 2. One who performs something from interested motives, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 29, 32. Ii. f. dhrī. 1. Yielding milk or other desirable objects, Mahābhārata 1, 3934; 13, 3104. 2. A milch cow, Mahābhārata 7, 2410.

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

Dogdhṛ (दोग्धृ).—[masculine] milker; [feminine] dogdhrī having or yielding milk (cow or wet-nurse), also = seq.

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

1) Dogdhṛ (दोग्धृ):—[from dogdhavya] m. a milker, [Atharva-veda; Mahābhārata] etc. (cf. a-)

2) [v.s. ...] a cowherd, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] a calf, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] a poet who writes for reward, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Dogdhrī (दोग्ध्री):—[from dogdhṛ > dogdhavya] f. giving milk (a cow, wet-nurse etc.), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Suśruta] etc.

6) Dogdhṛ (दोग्धृ):—[from dogdhavya] mfn. yielding milk or profit of any kind, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature]

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

Dogdhṛ (दोग्धृ):—(gdhā) 4. m. A milker; a poet, panegyrist; a calf; a cowherd. f. (gdhrī) A cow.

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

Dogdhṛ (दोग्धृ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dodbhu.

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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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