Dusa, Ḍusa, Dūsa, Dusha, Dūṣa: 12 definitions

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Introduction:

Dusa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

The Sanskrit term Dūṣa can be transliterated into English as Dusa or Dusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Dūsa (दूस).—tad. affix prescribed after the word अवि (avi) in the sense of milk(दुग्ध (dugdha)) along with the affixes सोढ (soḍha) and मरीस (marīsa) optionally, by the Vartikakara; e. g. अविदूसम् । अविसोढम् । अविमरीसम् (avidūsam | avisoḍham | avimarīsam); cf. Kas, on M. Bh. IV. 2. 36.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ḍusa (डुस).—ind Better ḍhussa.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dūṣa (दूष).—a. (At the end of comp.) Defiling, polluting; e. g. पङ्क्तिदूष (paṅktidūṣa).

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

Dūṣa (दूष).—[-dūṣa], i. e. duṣ, [Causal.], + a, latter part of comp. adj., Defiling; in pañkti- (a company), Mahābhārata 13, 1274.

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

Dūṣa (दूष).—[adjective] defiling, polluting (—°).

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

1) Dūṣa (दूष):—[from duṣ] a mfn. defiling, corrupting (ifc.; cf. kora-, paṅkti).

2) b ṣaka, ṣaṇa, ṣita See under √2. duṣ.

3) Dūsa (दूस):—See avi-d.

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

Dūṣa (दूष):—(ya) dūṣyati 4. a. To be or become bad, to make bad.

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

Dūṣa (दूष) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dūsa.

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Dusa 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Dūsa (दूस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Dūṣ.

2) Dūsa (दूस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Dūṣa.

3) Dūsa (दूस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Dūṣya.

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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

Dūsa (ದೂಸ):—[noun] a variety of paddy; (details ? = kaṇḍa batta?).

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Dūsa (ದೂಸ):—[noun] = ದೂಷ್ಯ [dushya]2 - 4 & 6.

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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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