Duguna, Duguṇa: 3 definitions


Duguna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Duguṇa (दुगुण).—(du-guṇa) (= Sanskrit dviguṇa), two-fold, double: duguṇa-palāśā ca pādapāḥ Mahāvastu ii.86.7 (verse); so mss., Senart em. dviguṇa°.

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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

Duguṇa (दुगुण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Dviguṇa.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Duguṇa (ದುಗುಣ):—[adjective] being two times of a quantity; twice as much, as many, as large, etc.; double.

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Duguṇa (ದುಗುಣ):—

1) [noun] the quantity that is twice as much of (another).

2) [noun] two times; two instances.

3) [noun] a score of two as shown by the dice when rolled in he game of chance.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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