Duh: 10 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Duh (दुह्).—I. 2 U. (dogdhi, dugdhe, dudoha-duduhe. adhukṣat-ta or adugdha, dhokṣyati-te, dogdhum, dugdha)

1) To milk or squeeze out, extract (with two acc.); भास्वन्ति रत्नानि महौषधीश्च पृथूपदिष्टां दुदुहुर्धरित्रीम् (bhāsvanti ratnāni mahauṣadhīśca pṛthūpadiṣṭāṃ duduhurdharitrīm) Kumārasambhava 1.2; यः पयो दोग्धि पाषाणं स रामाद्भूतिमाप्नुयात् (yaḥ payo dogdhi pāṣāṇaṃ sa rāmādbhūtimāpnuyāt) Bhaṭṭikāvya 8.82; पयो घटोघ्नीरपि गा दुहन्ति (payo ghaṭoghnīrapi gā duhanti) 12.73; R.5.33.

2) To draw anything out of another (with two acc.); प्राणान्दुहन्निवात्मानं शोकं चित्तमवारुधत् (prāṇānduhannivātmānaṃ śokaṃ cittamavārudhat) Bhaṭṭikāvya 6.9.

3) To drain a thing of its contents, to make profit out of; दुदोह गां स यज्ञाय शस्याय मघवा दिवम् (dudoha gāṃ sa yajñāya śasyāya maghavā divam) R.1.26.

4) To yield or grant (any desired object); कामान्दुग्धे विप्रकर्षत्यलक्ष्मीम् (kāmāndugdhe viprakarṣatyalakṣmīm) Uttararāmacarita 5.31.

5) To enjoy. -Caus. (dohayati-te) To cause to milk. -Desid. (dudhukṣati-te) To wish to milk; राजन् दुधुक्षसि यदि क्षितिधेनुमेताम् (rājan dudhukṣasi yadi kṣitidhenumetām) Bhartṛhari 2.46. -II. 1 P. (dohati) To hurt. pain, distress.

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

Duh (दुह्).—[(au) duhau] r. 2nd cl. (dogdhi, dugdhe) 3rd pers. plu. (duhanti) To milk, (ira) duhira r. 1st cl. (dohati) 1. To hurt, to afflict, to give pain. 2. To kill. adā0 ubha0 dvika0 aniṭ . bhvā0 para0 saka0 seṭ .

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

Duh (दुह्).— (originally dugh, cf. dugha), ii. 2, and i. 4. I. [Parasmaipada.] 1. To milk, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 231; [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 4, 17, 7; to milk out (with two accs.), 4, 18, 18. 2. To enjoy, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 1, 26. 3. To practise from interested motives, Mahābhārata 3, 1165. 4. To draw something out of anything (with two accs.), Mahābhārata 12, 3305; with acc. and abl., Man, 1, 23. Ii. [Ātmanepada.] 1. To yield milk or other desired objects, Mahābhārata 1, 6658; 6657 (also i. 4, [Parasmaipada.], [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] i, 14, 19). Anomal- 3 pl. of the red. pf. dudūhus, on account of the metre, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 15, 9. Ptcple. of the pf. pass. dugdha, 1. Milked. [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 79. 2. Impoverished, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 192, 16. 3. Collected, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 14, 12. n. Milk. [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 15. Comp. Vitta-, n. wealth like milk (as if it were milk), [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 249. [Causal.] dohaya, 1. To cause to yield milk or other desired objects, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 4, 18, 15. 2. To produce, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 77. Desider. dudhukṣa, To wish to milk or to enjoy, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 38.

— With the prep. nis nis, 1. To milk out, to produce, Mahābhārata 2, 76. 2. To withdraw, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 16, 83.

— With sam sam, To milk, to enjoy, Mahābhārata 12, 4384. (i. 4. [Parasmaipada.])

— Cf. [Gothic.] tiuhan, A. S. teon, teoge, [Old High German.] ziuhan; [Latin] duco, [Old High German.] ziug (gaziug), zaugjan,

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Duh (दुह्).—i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] To give pain.

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

Duh (दुह्).—1. dogdhi dugdhe (duhati, duhate, dohati, dohate, duhyati, duhyate), [participle] dugdha (q.v.) milk, i.[grammar] extract, derive, draw the good out of (2 [accusative]); yield, grant, bestow (mostly [Middle]). [Causative] dohayati, te cause to milk, also = [Simple] milk, extract. [Desiderative] dudukṣati & dudhukṣati with to milk.

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Duh (दुह्).—2. & duha [adjective] (—°) milking; milching or yielding.

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

1) Duḥ (दुः):—in [compound] for dus (p. 488; for duḥ-k, duḥ-p See duṣ-k, duṣ-p).

2) Duh (दुह्):—1. duh [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] dohati, to pain, [Dhātupāṭha]

3) 2. duh ([originally] dugh cf. dughāna, dugha etc., and the initial dh of some forms) [class] 2. [Parasmaipada][Ātmanepada] dogdhi;—dugdhe or duhe, [Ṛg-veda] etc. ([plural] [Ātmanepada] duhate, [ix, 19, 5 etc.]; duhrate, [i, 134, 6 etc.]; duhre, [vii, 101, 1 etc.]; [imperfect tense] [Parasmaipada] adhok, [iii, 19, 7]; duhur, [ii, 34, 10 etc.]; [Ātmanepada] adugdha [according to, [Pāṇini 7-3, 73] [Aorist]] [plural] aduhra, i, [Atharva-veda viii, 10, 14; 3] sg. aduha [plural] hra, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā] cf. [Pāṇini 7-1, 8; 41; Kāśikā-vṛtti]; [imperative] dhukṣva, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]; 3/ sg. duhām, [Ṛg-veda i, 164, 27]; [plural] duhrām, ratām, [Atharva-veda]; dhuṅgdhvam, [Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra]; [subjunctive] dohat [3 [plural] hān, [Brāhmaṇa]], hate, [Ṛg-veda]; [Potential] duhīyat, [Ṛg-veda ii, 11, 21]; yan, [i, 120, 9]; [Ātmanepada] hīta, [ii, 18, 8]; p. [Parasmaipada] duhat [Ātmanepada] duhāna, duhāna, and dugh, [Ṛg-veda]; [class] 6. [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] duhati, te, [Ṛg-veda] etc.; [class] 4. duhyati, te, [Mahābhārata]; [perfect tense] dudoha [hitha, [Ṛg-veda ii, 3, 16]], duduhe, 3 [plural] duduhur [dudūhur, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa v, 15, 9]] [Ṛg-veda] etc.; [Ātmanepada] duduhre, [Ṛg-veda iii, 57, 2 etc.][ix, 70, 1; Sāma-veda] hrire; [future] dhokṣyati, te, [Pāṇini 8-2, 37; Kāśikā-vṛtti]; [Aorist] adhukṣat, ṣata [3 sg. [ix, 2, 3] [plural] [110, 8]], adukṣat, [i, 33, 10]; dukṣata, 3 sg. [i, 160, 3]; [imperative] dhukṣasva, [Ṛg-veda]; [Potential] dhukṣīmahi, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā, i, 6, 4, 3]; [infinitive mood] dogdhum, [Mahābhārata] etc.; dogdhos, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]; duhadhyai and dohase, [Ṛg-veda]; [indeclinable participle] dugdhvā, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa])

—to milk (a cow or an udder) [figuratively] take advantage of (cf. ἀμέλγεσθαι), enjoy;

—to milk or squeeze out, extract (milk, Soma e.g. any good thing);—draw anything out of another thing (with 2 [accusative]), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

— (mostly [Ātmanepada]) to give milk, yield any desired object ([accusative], rarely [genitive case]), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.:—[Passive voice] duhyate [Aorist] adohi ([Pāṇini 3-1, 63; Kāśikā-vṛtti]) to be milked, to be drawn or extracted from, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Mahābhārata] etc.:—[Causal] dohayati, te [Aorist] adūduhat [Passive voice] dohyate, to cause to milk or be milked;

—to milk, milk out, extract, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Vaitāna-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] :—[Desiderative] dudukṣati ([Ṛg-veda]), dudhukṣati ([Bhartṛhari ii, 38] cf. dudhukṣu), to wish to milk.

4) 3. duh mfn. ([nominative case] dhuk) milking

5) yielding, granting (cf. kāma-, goetc.)

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

1) Duh (दुह्):—(la, au) dogdhi 2. c. To milk. (ir) dohati 1. a. To hurt or kill.

2) (dhuka) 1. m. A milker.

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

Duh (दुह्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Duha.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Duḥ (दुः):——a Sanskrit prefix signifying bad, evil, badly, wicked, wickedly, wrong, difficult, hard, contemptible, etc.

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