Dvicarana, aka: Dvicaraṇa, Dvi-carana; 3 Definition(s)


Dvicarana 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Dvicharana.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Dvicarana in Marathi glossary... « previous · [D] · next »

dvicaraṇa (द्विचरण).—a S Biped.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dvicaraṇa (द्विचरण).—a Biped.

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

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Dvicaraṇa (द्विचरण).—a. having two legs, two-legged; द्विचरणपशूनां क्षितिभुजाम् (dvicaraṇapaśūnāṃ kṣitibhujām) Śānti.4.15.

Dvicaraṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dvi and caraṇa (चरण).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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