Duragraha, Durāgraha, Dur-agraha: 10 definitions

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Duragraha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Duragrah.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

durāgraha (दुराग्रह).—m (S dura Deprec. particle, āgraha Seizing, holding.) Obstinate retention of an opinion. v dhara.

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

durāgraha (दुराग्रह).—m Obstinate retention of an opinion.

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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»] — Duragraha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Durāgraha (दुराग्रह).—foolish obstinacy, headstrongness, pertinacity; ममाहमित्यूढदुराग्रहाणां पुंसाम् (mamāhamityūḍhadurāgrahāṇāṃ puṃsām) Bhāgavata 3. 5.43.

Derivable forms: durāgrahaḥ (दुराग्रहः).

Durāgraha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dur and āgraha (आग्रह).

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

Durāgraha (दुराग्रह).—m. blameable pertinacity, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 5, 43.

Durāgraha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dus and āgraha (आग्रह).

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

Durāgraha (दुराग्रह):—[=dur-āgraha] [from dur] m. = -avagraha m., [Bhāgavata-purāṇa iii, 5, 43.]

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

Durāgraha (दुराग्रह) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Duraggaha.

[Sanskrit to German]

Duragraha 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Duragraha in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Durāgraha (दुराग्रह) [Also spelled duragrah]:—(nm) contumacy, pertinacity; importunity, obduracy, mise en demure.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Duragraha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Durāgraha (ದುರಾಗ್ರಹ):—

1) [noun] an opinion, demand etc. that is held unyieldingly or stubbornly.

2) [noun] a man holding such an opinion or demand.

3) [noun] unreasonable and intense anger.

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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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