Dviguna, aka: Dviguṇa, Dvi-guna; 4 Definition(s)
Dviguna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
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dviguṇa : (adj.) twofold; double.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
dviguṇa (द्विगुण).—a (S) Double, twice the quantity or the number.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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.
Dviguṇa (द्विगुण).—a. double, twofold; पितुर्वधव्यसनमिदं हि येन मे चिरादपि द्विगुणमिवाद्य वर्धते (piturvadhavyasanamidaṃ hi yena me cirādapi dviguṇamivādya vardhate) Mu.5.6 (driguṇākṛ to plough twice; dviguṇīkṛ to double, increase; dviguṇībhūta a. double, augmented).
Dviguṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dvi and guṇa (गुण).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) 1. Twice, two times. 2. Multiplied by two, doubled. E. dvi two, and guṇa number.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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.
Starts with: Dvigunakrita.
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The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Śrī Kṛṣṇa-karṇāmṛtam (by Śrīla Bilvamaṅgala Ṭhākura)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)