Druh: 9 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Druh (द्रुह्).—4 P. (druhyati, drugdha)

1) To bear malice or hatred.

2) To seek to hurt or injure, plot maliciously or revengefully, meditate mischief; (generally with the dat. of the object of hatred); यान्वेति मां द्रुह्यति मह्यमेव सात्रेत्युपालम्भि तयालिवर्गः (yānveti māṃ druhyati mahyameva sātretyupālambhi tayālivargaḥ) N.3.7; Bhaṭṭikāvya 4.39.

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Druh (द्रुह्).—a. (At the end of comp.) (Nom. sing. dhruk-g, dhruṭ-ḍ) Injuring, hurting, plotting or acting as an enemy against; पुरः क्लिश्नाति सोमं हि सैंहिकेयोऽसुरद्रुहाम् (puraḥ kliśnāti somaṃ hi saiṃhikeyo'suradruhām) Śiśupālavadha 2. 35; Manusmṛti 5.9. -f. Injury, damage.

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

Druh (द्रुह्).—[druha] r. 4th cl. (druhyati) To bear hatred, to seek to hurt or injure. divā0 pa0 saka0 seṭ .

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

Druh (द्रुह्).—i. 4, [Parasmaipada.] (in epic poetry also [Ātmanepada.], [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 75, 22), 1. To hurt, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 25, 17. 2. To seek to injure or to grieve, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 144. With the dat., [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 4, 4, 15; with the gen., [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 99, 23 Gorr.; with the loc., [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 4, 2, 21; and with the acc., Mahābhārata 2, 2107. Ptcple. of the pf. pass. drugdha, Wished to be injured, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 298. Comp. A -drudgha, adj. innoccnt, Mahābhārata 5, 715.

— With the prep. abhi abhi, 1. To hurt, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 4, 20, 3. 2. To seek to hurt, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 270, with the dat. and acc. abhidrugdha, Seeking to injure, Mahābhārata 5, 2160.

— With vi vi, To insult, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 1, 41.

— Cf. [Gothic.] driugan (d instead of t on account of the following r), dalgs; [Old High German.] triugan (see droha).

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Druh (द्रुह्).—1. m. An injurer, Mahābhārata 7, 6512. 2. Latter part of adj., Injuring, having injured, e. g. garbha-bhartṛ-, f. A woman who has caused an abortion or stricken her husband, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 90. mitra-, n. An injurer of his friend, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 160.

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

Druh (द्रुह्).—1. druhyati (te), [participle] drugdha (q.v.) be hostile, hurt, offend, strive to harm ([dative], [genetive], [locative], or [accusative]); *emulate, vie.

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Druh (द्रुह्).—2. ([nominative] dhruk) [adjective] hurting, injuring, offending against ([genetive], mostly —°); [masculine] [feminine] = drugdha [masculine]; [feminine] = drugdha [neuter]

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

1) Druh (द्रुह्):—1. druh [class] 4. [Parasmaipada] druhyati ([Epic] and metr. also [Ātmanepada] te), [Brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc. ([perfect tense] dudrbha, [Ṛg-veda], hitha, [Atharva-veda]; [Aorist] adruhat, Gr., [subjunctive] 2 sg. druhas, [Mahābhārata, 3] [plural] druhan [with ] [Ṛg-veda; 2] sg. adrukshas, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa]; [future] dhrokṣyati, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā], drohiṣyati, [Pāṇini 7-2, 45]; drogdhā, droḍhā or drohitā [grammar]; [infinitive mood] drogdhavai, [Kāṭhaka]; [indeclinable participle] drugdhvā, drochitvā, druhitvā [grammar]; -druhya, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā])

—to hurt, seek to harm, be hostile to ([dative case]; rarely [genitive case] [Rāmāyaṇa ii, 99, 23; Hitopadeśa ii, 121] [locative case] [Bhāgavata-purāṇa iv, 2, 21] or acc. [Manu-smṛti ii, 144]);—absol. to bear malice or hatred, [Mahābhārata; Hitopadeśa];

—to be a foe or rival, [Kāvyādarśa ii, 61] :—[Causal] drohayati:—[Desiderative] dudrohiṣati, dudruh [grammar];—dudrukṣat, [Kāṭhaka] (cf. abhiand dudhrukṣu).

2) [Orig. dhrugh ; cf. [Zend] druj; [German] triogan, trūgen.]

3) 2. druh mfn. ([nominative case] dhruk or dhruṭ, [Pāṇini 8-2, 33]; wrongly druk; cf. nidrā-.) injuring, hurtful, hostile to ([genitive case] or [compound]), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Purāṇa]

4) mf. injurer, foe, fiend, demon, [Ṛg-veda; Kāṭhaka]

5) f. injury, harm, offence, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]

6) cf. [Zend] druj; [German] gidrog, gethroc.

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

1) Druh (द्रुह्):—(dhruk) 5. m. An injurer.

2) (ya) druhyati 4. a. To bear hatred.

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

Druh (द्रुह्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Duha, Doha.

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