Dyotana: 13 definitions

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Dyotana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Dyotan.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Dyotana (द्योतन).—One of the twenty Sutapa Gods.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 15; Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 15.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Dyotana (द्योतन).—Conveyance of sense indirectly or by suggestion, and not directly. See द्योतक (dyotaka) above.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dyōtana (द्योतन).—n S Illumining or making bright, brilliant, lustrous; illustrating or elucidating.

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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

Dyotana (द्योतन).—a. [dyut-yuc]

1) Bright, shining; विलोक्य द्योतनं चन्द्रं लक्ष्मणं शोचनोऽवदत् (vilokya dyotanaṃ candraṃ lakṣmaṇaṃ śocano'vadat) Bk.7.15.

2) Illuminating.

3) Explaining, elucidating.

-naḥ A lamp.

-nam 1 Shining.

2) Illuminating.

3) Explaining.

4) Sight, seeing.

5) Light.

6) Dawn.

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

Dyotana (द्योतन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-nī-naṃ) Bright, shining. n.

(-naṃ) 1. Sight, seeing. 2. Making manifest. 3. Illumination. 4. An illumination. m.

(-naḥ) A lamp. E. dyut to shine, affix bhāve lyuṭ or śīlārtheyuc .

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

Dyotana (द्योतन).—i. e. dyut + ana, n. Illuminating, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 26, 40.

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

Dyotana (द्योतन).—[adjective] & [neuter] shining, illuminating, enlightening, showing.

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Dyotana (द्योतन).—[adjective] & [neuter] shining, illuminating, enlightening, showing.

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

1) Dyotana (द्योतन):—[from dyut] 1. dyotana or dyotana, mf(ā or ī)n. shining, glittering, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] illuminating, enlightening (cf. kha-)

3) [v.s. ...] explaining, meaning, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

4) [v.s. ...] m. a lamp, [Uṇādi-sūtra ii, 78 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

5) [v.s. ...] Name of a man, [Ṛg-veda vi, 20, 8] ([Sāyaṇa])

6) [v.s. ...] n. shining, being bright, [Śaṃkarācārya; Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti]

7) [v.s. ...] illumination, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

8) [v.s. ...] making manifest, explaining, showing, [Śaṃkarācārya; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

9) [v.s. ...] seeing, sight, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

10) [from dyut] 2. dyotana See hrid-d.

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

Dyotana (द्योतन):—(naḥ) 1. m. Sight. m. A lamp, illumination. a. Bright.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dyotana in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Dyotana (द्योतन) [Also spelled dyotan]:—(nm) illustration expression, exemplification/signification.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dyōtana (ದ್ಯೋತನ):—[adjective] = ದ್ಯೋತಕ [dyotaka]1.

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Dyōtana (ದ್ಯೋತನ):—

1) [noun] light; lustre; brilliance.

2) [noun] that which is seen; vision; view.

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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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