Dvidandi, Dvidaṇḍi, Dvi-dandi: 6 definitions



Dvidandi 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dvidaṇḍi (द्विदण्डि).—ind. stick against stick.

Dvidaṇḍi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dvi and daṇḍi (दण्डि).

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

Dvidaṇḍi (द्विदण्डि).—ind. Single stick, quarter staff, as dvidaṇḍi praharaṇaṃ fighting with two sticks. E. dvi, daṇḍa a staff, ic affix; also similar compounds, as dvimuṣali, &c.

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

Dvidaṇḍi (द्विदण्डि):—[=dvi-daṇḍi] [from dvi] ([from] daṇḍa) with 2 sticks, stick against stick, single stick, quarter staff, [Horace H. Wilson] (cf. [Pāṇini 5-4, 1 28; Kāśikā-vṛtti])

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

Dvidaṇḍi (द्विदण्डि):—[dvi-daṇḍi] adv. Single stick.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Dvidaṇḍi (द्विदण्डि):—(dvi + daṇḍa) adv. mit zwei Stöcken, Stock gegen Stock [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 4, 128.] praharati [Scholiast]

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

Dvidaṇḍi (द्विदण्डि):—Adv. Stock gegen Stock (Kämpfen).

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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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