Dvitaya: 9 definitions

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Dvitaya 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dvitaya (द्वितय).—a. (- f.) Consisting of or divided into two, double, twofold; द्रुमसानुमतां किमन्तरं यदि वायौ द्वितयेऽपि ते चलाः (drumasānumatāṃ kimantaraṃ yadi vāyau dvitaye'pi te calāḥ) R.8.9; sometimes used in pl.

-yam A pair, couple; अधिकं शुशुभे शुभंयुना द्वितयेन द्वयमेव संगतम् (adhikaṃ śuśubhe śubhaṃyunā dvitayena dvayameva saṃgatam) R.8.6.

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

Dvitaya (द्वितय).—n.

(-yaṃ) A couple, a pair, two. E. dvi two, tayap aff.

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

Dvitaya (द्वितय).—[dvi + taya], I. adj. 1. Involved in duality, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 6, 15, 28. 2. Both, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 8, 89. Ii. n. A pair, two, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 22, 14.

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

Dvitaya (द्वितय).—[adjective] consisting of two, twofold, double, [plural] both; [neuter] a pair.

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

1) Dvitaya (द्वितय):—[from dvi] mfn. consisting of two, twofold, double, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Pāṇini 5-2, 42]

2) [v.s. ...] [plural] (e or ās, [i, 1, 33; Kāśikā-vṛtti]) two, both (each thought of as a plurality e.g. mountains and trees), [Raghuvaṃśa viii, 89]

3) [v.s. ...] n. a pair or couple, [Yājñavalkya; Kāvya literature; Purāṇa]

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

Dvitaya (द्वितय):—[dvi-taya] (yaṃ) 1. n. A couple, a pair.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dvitaya in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dvitaya (ದ್ವಿತಯ):—

1) [noun] a set of two similar, corresponding, complementary persons, animals or things; a pair.

2) [noun] (arith.) the cardinal number two; 2.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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