Edh: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Edh (एध्).—1 Ā (edhate, edhāñcakre, aidhiṣṭa, edhitum, edhita)

1) To grow, increase; विनापि संगमं स्त्रीणां कवीनां सुखमेधते (vināpi saṃgamaṃ strīṇāṃ kavīnāṃ sukhamedhate) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 2. 164.

2) To prosper, become happy, live in comfort; द्वावेतौ सुखमेधेते (dvāvetau sukhamedhete) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.318.

3) To grow strong, become great.

4) To extend.

5) To swell, rise. -Caus. To cause to grow or increase; to greet, celebrate, honour; नैदिधः स्वपराक्रम् (naididhaḥ svaparākram) Bhaṭṭikāvya 15.19; (tāṃ) आशीर्भिरेधयामासुः (āśīrbhiredhayāmāsuḥ) Kumārasambhava 6. 9. -Desid. एदिधिषते (edidhiṣate).

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

Edh (एध्).— (a form of ardh, the original form of ṛdh), i. 1, [Ātmanepada.] (in epic poetry also [Parasmaipada.], Mahābhārata 3, 15031). 1. To prosper, Mahābhārata 2, 510. 2. To increase, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 52, 34; to grow up, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 51.

— [Causal.] edhaya. 1. To cause to prosper, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 7, 1, 11. 2. To glorify, [Kumārasaṃbhava, (ed. Stenzler.)] 6, 90.

— With the prep. adhi adhi, To increase, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 11, 17.

— With sam sam, To increase, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 21, 25. samedhita, 1. Strengthened, Mahābhārata 3, 10443. 2. United, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 64, 35. [Causal.] To cause to prosper, Mahābhārata 13, 7510.

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

Edh (एध्).—edhate (edhati), [participle] edhita thrive, prosper, grow up, get strong, great, or happy. [Causative] edhayati make thrive or prosper, strengthen, honour, celebrate.

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

Edh (एध्):—[class] 1. [Ātmanepada] edhate (rarely [Parasmaipada] -ti), edhāṃ-cakre, edhitā, edhiṣyate, aidhiṣṭa, to prosper, increase, become happy, grow strong, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti];

—to grow big with self-importance, become insolent;

—to become intense, extend, spread, gain ground (as fire or passions), [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa];

—to swell, rise (as waters), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] :—[Causal] edhayati, to cause to prosper or increase, wish for the welfare or happiness (of any one), bless, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Kumāra-sambhava vi, 90; Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]

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

Edh (एध्):—(ṅa) edhate 1. d. To grow.

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

Edh (एध्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Eha.

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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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