Dvilakshana, Dvilakṣaṇa, Dvi-lakshana: 3 definitions


Dvilakshana 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.

The Sanskrit term Dvilakṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Dvilaksana or Dvilakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Dvilakṣaṇa (द्विलक्षण).—adj. of two kinds, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 163. Nirlakṣaṇa, i. e.

Dvilakṣaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dvi and lakṣaṇa (लक्षण).

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

Dvilakṣaṇa (द्विलक्षण).—[adjective] twofold, of two kinds.

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

Dvilakṣaṇa (द्विलक्षण):—[=dvi-lakṣaṇa] [from dvi] mfn. twofold, of 2 kinds, [Manu-smṛti]

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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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