Edi, Eḍī: 5 definitions


Edi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, biology. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Eḍī (एडी).—A follower of Skandadeva. (Śloka 13, Chapter 46, Śalya Parva).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Eḍī (एडी) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.45.13). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Eḍī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Eḍī (एडी):—[from eḍa] f. a female sheep, ewe, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a woman in the retinue of Skanda, [Mahābhārata]

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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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Eḍī (एडी):—(nf) heel; [eḍiyāṃ ragaḍanā] to run about under the stress of circumstances; -[coṭī kā jora lagānā/pasīnā eka karanā] to leave no stone unturned, to put in all possible efforts; —[se coṭī taka] from head to foot.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Eḍi (ಎಡಿ):—[verb] (dial.) to be possible.

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Ēḍi (ಏಡಿ):—[noun] any of numerous decapod crustaceans of the section Brachyura, with flattish shell, short and broad abdomen, and which have the first of the five pair of legs modified into pincers and can move in any direction, including sideways and backwards; a crab.

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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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