Dvyakshara, Dvyakṣara, Dvi-akshara: 9 definitions

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Dvyakshara 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 Dvyakṣara can be transliterated into English as Dvyaksara or Dvyakshara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dvyakshara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dvyakṣara (द्व्यक्षर).—a. dissyllabic.

-raḥ a word of two syllables.

Dvyakṣara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dvi and akṣara (अक्षर).

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

Dvyakṣara (द्व्यक्षर).—n.

(-raṃ) A word of two syllables. E. dvi, and akṣara a syllable.

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

Dvyakṣara (द्व्यक्षर).—1. [neuter] two syllables.

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Dvyakṣara (द्व्यक्षर).—2. dvyakṣara [adjective] consisting of two syllables; [neuter] such a word.

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Dvyakṣara (द्व्यक्षर).—[adjective] consisting of two syllables; [neuter] such a word.

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

1) Dvyakṣara (द्व्यक्षर):—[=dvy-akṣara] [from dvy] n. sg. 2 syllables, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] mf(ā)n. 2-syllabled, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] (akṣara, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā])

3) [v.s. ...] n. a 2-syllabled word, [ib. etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a Śāman

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

Dvyakṣara (द्व्यक्षर):—[dvya+kṣara] (raḥ-rā-raṃ) a. Of two syllables.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Dvyakṣara (द्व्यक्षर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dokkhara.

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Dvyakshara in German

context information

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

[«previous next»] — Dvyakshara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dvyakṣara (ದ್ವ್ಯಕ್ಷರ):—

1) [noun] that which has or is composed of, two syllables.

2) [noun] (pros.) a verse composed using only two syllables.

context information

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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