Dyo: 8 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Dyo (द्यो).—f. (Nom. sing. dyauḥ) Heaven, paradise, the sky; द्यौर्भूमिरापो हृदयं यमश्च (dyaurbhūmirāpo hṛdayaṃ yamaśca) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 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.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Dyo (द्यो) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Joā.
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+2): Dyobhumi, Dyosad, Dyokara, Joa, Dyodruma, Khadyotana, Pilumati, Dyaurda, Hridyotana, Dyausamshita, Dyampata, Sudyotman, Arthadyotanika, Vaishtra, Dyu, Vrishtidyo, Adhilokam, Div, Jyut, Diva.
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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Amarakoshodghatana of Kshirasvamin (study) (by A. Yamuna Devi)
The Concept of Heaven < [Chapter 4 - Cultural Aspects]
Critical comments by Bhānuji Dīkṣita on certain derivations of Kṣīrasvāmin < [Chapter 6 - Grammatical Aspects]
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)