Dushcyavana, Duścyavana, Dus-cyavana, Dukcyavana: 8 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Duścyavana can be transliterated into English as Duscyavana or Dushcyavana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Dushchyavana.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

[«previous next»] — Dushcyavana in Chandas glossary
Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Duścyavana (दुश्च्यवन) is the name of a ancient authority on the science of Sanskrit metrics (chandaśāstra) mentioned by Yādavaprakāśa (commentator on Chandaśśāstra of Piṅgala).—Indra is an ancient authority of Prosody, mentioned as Duścyavana.

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Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dushcyavana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Duścyavana (दुश्च्यवन).—an epithet of Indra; अत्तुं महेन्द्रियं भागमेति दुश्च्यवनोऽधुना (attuṃ mahendriyaṃ bhāgameti duścyavano'dhunā) Bk.5.11.

Derivable forms: duścyavanaḥ (दुश्च्यवनः).

Duścyavana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dus and cyavana (च्यवन).

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

Duścyavana (दुश्च्यवन).—m.

(-naḥ) A name of Indra. E. dur ill, cyavana the name of a saint: Indra having raised his arm to hurl his thunderbolt at Chyavana had it fixed in that position by the curse of the saint; other etymologies are given.

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

Duścyavana (दुश्च्यवन).—[adjective] difficult to be shaken.

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

1) Duścyavana (दुश्च्यवन):—[=duś-cyavana] [from duś > dur] mfn. d° to be felled, unshaken, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Indra, [Pratāparudrīya]

3) Duścyāvana (दुश्च्यावन):—[=duś-cyāvana] [from duś-cyāva > duś > dur] mfn. shaking the unshaken, [Mahābhārata viii, 1506] = -cyavana, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Duścyavana (दुश्च्यवन):—[du-ścyavana] (naḥ) 1. m. Indra.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Duścyavana (दुश्च्यवन):—

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Duścyavana (दुश्च्यवन):—

2) [Sāhityadarpana 246, 16. fg.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Duścyavana (दुश्च्यवन):——

1) Adj. schwer zu Fall zu bringen , unerschütterlich.

2) *m. Beiname Indra’s [Pratāparudriya 248,14.]

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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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