Durvisha, Durviṣa, Dur-visha: 3 definitions


Durvisha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Durviṣa can be transliterated into English as Durvisa or Durvisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Durviṣa (दुर्विष).—a. ill-natured, malignant.

-ṣaḥ Name of Śiva.

Durviṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dur and viṣa (विष).

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

Durviśa (दुर्विश).—i. e. dus-viś + a, adj., f. śā, Difficult to be trod upon, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 19, 16.

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

1) Durviśa (दुर्विश):—[=dur-viśa] [from dur] mfn. d° to be entered, [Rāmāyaṇa vi, 19, 16.]

2) Durviṣa (दुर्विष):—[=dur-viṣa] [from dur] m. ‘d° to be pervaded or approached’, Name of Śiva, [Mahābhārata xii, 10432.]

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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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