Dvisha, Dviṣa: 4 definitions


Dvisha 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 Dviṣa can be transliterated into English as Dvisa or Dvisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dviṣa (द्विष).—An enemy. (द्विषंतप (dviṣaṃtapa) a. Harassing an enemy, retaliating; सख्या तेन दशग्रीवं निहन्तासि द्विषंतपम् (sakhyā tena daśagrīvaṃ nihantāsi dviṣaṃtapam) Bk.6.11.

Derivable forms: dviṣaḥ (द्विषः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Dviṣa (द्विष).—m. (= Pali disa; in Sanskrit as adj. ifc.; a-extension of Sanskrit dviṣ), enemy: MSV ii.17.1 dviṣo (so ms., ed. em. dviḍ) bhaviṣyāmi.

context information

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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