Dyo: 7 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Dyo 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

Dyo (द्यो).—f. (Nom. sing. dyauḥ) Heaven, paradise, the sky; द्यौर्भूमिरापो हृदयं यमश्च (dyaurbhūmirāpo hṛdayaṃ yamaśca) Pt.1.182; Ś.2.15. (In Dvandva compounds dyau is changed to dyāvā, e. g. dyāvāpṛthivyau, dyāvābhūmī, dyāvākṣame 'heaven and earth').

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

Dyo (द्यो).—f. (-dyau) 1. Heaven, paradise. 2. Heaven, sky. E. div to sport, Unadi affix ḍo ādhāre; where the gods, &c. sport. dyotante devā atra .

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

Dyo (द्यो).— (gunated form of 2. dyu), 1. Base of some cases of 3. div (q. cf.). 2. A substitute for div as former part of a comp., Mahābhārata 8, 4658; 12, 1799.

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

1) Dyo (द्यो):—[from dyu] a Guṇa form of dyu in [compound]

2) b dyota etc. See under dyu and 1. dyut.

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

Dyo (द्यो):—(dyau) 4. f. Heaven, sky.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Dyo (द्यो):—Himmel s. u. 3. div .

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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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