Dvyangula, Dvyaṅgula, Dvi-angula: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dvyaṅgula (द्व्यङ्गुल).—a. two fingers long.

-lam two fingers' length.

Dvyaṅgula is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dvi and aṅgula (अङ्गुल).

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

Dvyaṅgula (द्व्यङ्गुल).—mfn.

(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) Measuring two fingers. n.

(-laṃ) Two fingers. E. dvi two, aṅguli a finger, if wood (kāṣṭha) is implied, the fem. form is dvyaṅguli.

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

1) Dvyaṅgula (द्व्यङ्गुल):—[=dvy-aṅgula] [from dvy] n. 2 fingers' breadth, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] (laukarṣam, lenātk, or lātk, in such intervals, [Pāṇini 7-4, 51; Kāśikā-vṛtti])

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. 2 fingers broad

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

Dvyaṅgula (द्व्यङ्गुल):—[dvya+ṅgula] (laḥ-lā-laṃ) a. Measuring two fingers. n. Two fingers.

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Dvyangula in German

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