Dvyahika, Dvyāhika, Dvi-ahika: 5 definitions



Dvyahika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dvyāhika (द्व्याहिक).—a S That has two exacerbations daily--a fever: also that returns every third day. See the notice under jvara. 2 Relating to the period of two days, biduan.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dvyāhika (द्व्याहिक).—a. recurring every day (fever).

Dvyāhika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dvi and āhika (आहिक).

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

Dvyahika (द्व्यहिक) or Dvīhika or Dvehika.—adj. (so the mss. and Senart variously read; § 3.115; compare Pali dvīhika), (sufficient) for two days, with śāli, rice (as food): °kaṃ Mahāvastu i.343.11, 12, 14; Senart dvyahika in 11 (with one ms.), dvīhika in 12, 14; mss. have v.l. dvehi(ka) in 11; both read dvihika (so!) in 12 and both dve° in 14. Most likely dvehika is to be read; compare trīhika, tre°.

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Dvyahika (द्व्यहिक).—see dvīhika.

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

Dvyāhika (द्व्याहिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) Produced, &c. in two days. E. dvyaha, and ṭhañ aff.

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

Dvyāhika (द्व्याहिक):—[=dvy-āhika] [from dvy] mf(ī)n. recurring every other day (fever), [Agni-purāṇa]

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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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