Durdina, Dur-dina: 8 definitions

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Durdina means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

durdina (दुर्दिन).—n (S) A dim, foul, hazy day, a dull day.

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

durdina (दुर्दिन).—n A dim, foul, hazy day, a dull day.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Durdina (दुर्दिन).—a. cloudy, rainy. (-nam) 1 a bad day in general; तद्दिनं दुर्दिनं मन्ये यत्र मित्रागमो हि न (taddinaṃ durdinaṃ manye yatra mitrāgamo hi na) Subhāṣ.

2) a rainy or cloudy day, stormy or rainy weather; उन्नमत्यकालदुर्दिनम् (unnamatyakāladurdinam) Mk.5; Ku.6 43; Mv.4.57.

3) a shower (of anything); द्विषां विषह्य काकुत्स्थस्तत्र नाराचदुर्दिनम् ॥ सन्मङ्गलस्नात इव (dviṣāṃ viṣahya kākutsthastatra nārācadurdinam || sanmaṅgalasnāta iva) R.4.41,82;5.47; U.5.5.

4) thick darkness; जीमूतैश्च दिशः सर्वाश्चक्रे तिमिरदुर्दिनाः (jīmūtaiśca diśaḥ sarvāścakre timiradurdināḥ) Mb. (durdināyate Den. Ā. to become cloudy.)

Durdina is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dur and dina (दिन).

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

Durdina (दुर्दिन).—adj. (Sanskrit id., Pali duddina, and Prakrit duddiṇa recorded only of weather), gloomy, fig. of men's faces or eyes: sāśrudurdinavadana- Divyāvadāna 4.28; 323.24; Kāraṇḍavvūha 29.15; Avadāna-śataka i.170.10; 199.15; savāṣpadurdinamukha- Divyāvadāna 426.24; śokāśrudurdinamukha- Jātakamālā 109.22—23; aśrudurdinanayana- Suvarṇabhāsottamasūtra 221.2.

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

Durdina (दुर्दिन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. A dark or cloudy day. 2. Rain, or cloudy and rainy weather. E. dur bad, vile, dina a day. duṣṭaṃ dinam prā0 sa0 .

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

Durdina (दुर्दिन).—I. n. 1. a cloudy day. [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 7856. 2. rain, rainy weather, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 73, 13. Ii. adj. clouded, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 90, 90. Vāṣpa-dus-dina, adj. clouded by tears, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 187, 16.

Durdina is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dus and dina (दिन).

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

1) Durdina (दुर्दिन):—[=dur-dina] [from dur] n. a rainy or cloudy day, bad weather, [Kauśika-sūtra 38; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. cloudy, rainy, dark, [Mahābhārata viii, 4771; Rāmāyaṇa; Harivaṃśa]

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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. 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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