Idavida, Iḍaviḍa, Iḍaviḍā: 5 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Iḍaviḍa (इडविड).—Son of Śataratha; married the daughter of Viśvasahasra.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 180.

2) Iḍaviḍā (इडविडा).—The daughter of Tṛṇabindu: a queen of Viśravas, and mother of Kubera.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 1. 37; 12. 9.
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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Iḍaviḍā (इडविडा).—

1) A species of she-goat.

2) The bleating of a goat; सोऽपि चानुगतः स्त्रैणं कृपणस्तां प्रसादितुम् । कुर्वन्निडविडा- कारं नाशक्नोत्पथि सन्धितुम् (so'pi cānugataḥ straiṇaṃ kṛpaṇastāṃ prasāditum | kurvanniḍaviḍā- kāraṃ nāśaknotpathi sandhitum) || Bhāgavata 9.19.9.

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

1) Iḍaviḍa (इडविड):—[=iḍa-viḍa] [from iḍa > iḍ] m. Name of a son of Daśaratha, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

2) Iḍaviḍā (इडविडा):—[=iḍa-viḍā] [from iḍa-viḍa > iḍa > iḍ] f. Name of a daughter of Tṛṇabindu and mother of Kuvera, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] a species of she-goat, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Idavida 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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