Dveshya, Dvēṣya, Dveṣya: 12 definitions


Dveshya 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.

The Sanskrit terms Dvēṣya and Dveṣya can be transliterated into English as Dvesya or Dveshya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Dveṣya (द्वेष्य) refers to “haters”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 15) (“On the nakṣatras—‘asterisms’”), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “Those who are born on the lunar day of Dhaniṣṭhā will be shameless, of weak friendship, haters of women (strī-dveṣya), generous, rich and free from temptation. Those who are born on the lunar day of Śatabhiṣaj will be fishermen or dealers in fish and hogs; washermen; dealers in wine and birds”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dvēṣya (द्वेष्य).—a S Hateful, detestable, abominable.

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

dvēṣya (द्वेष्य).—a Hateful, detestable.

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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

Dveṣya (द्वेष्य).—pot. p.

1) To be hated.

2) Odious, hateful, disagreeble; द्वेष्योऽपि संमतः शिष्टः (dveṣyo'pi saṃmataḥ śiṣṭaḥ) R.1.28; Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.239.

-ṣyaḥ An enemy; Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 6.9; समोऽहं सर्वभूतेषु न मे द्वेष्योऽस्ति न प्रियः (samo'haṃ sarvabhūteṣu na me dveṣyo'sti na priyaḥ) 9.29; Manusmṛti 9.37.

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Dveṣya (द्वेष्य).—&c. See under द्विष् (dviṣ).

See also (synonyms): dveṣa, dveṣaṇa.

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

Dveṣya (द्वेष्य).—mfn. (-ṣyaḥ-ṣyā-ṣya) Hateful, detestable. E. dviṣa to hate, affix ṇyat . dveṣṭumarhaḥ yat karmaṇi ṇyat vā .

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

Dveṣya (द्वेष्य).—[adjective] to be hated, [masculine] enemy.

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

1) Dveṣya (द्वेष्य):—[from dviṣ] mfn. to be hated or disliked, odious, detestable

2) [v.s. ...] foe, enemy, [Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] n. nutmeg, [Demetrius Galanos’s Lexiko: sanskritikes, anglikes, hellenikes]

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

Dveṣya (द्वेष्य):—[(ṣyaḥ-ṣyā-ṣyaṃ) a.] Hateful.

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

Dveṣya (द्वेष्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Vaissa, Vesa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dveshya 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dvēṣya (ದ್ವೇಷ್ಯ):—

1) [adjective] of, pertaining to or characteristic of an enemy.

2) [adjective] opposed in feeling, action or character; antagonistic; characterised by antagonism.

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Dvēṣya (ದ್ವೇಷ್ಯ):—[noun] = ದ್ವೇಷಿ - [dveshi -] 1.

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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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