Midha, Mīḍha: 10 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Midha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Midha, (does it refer to 2 as in mināti2, or to middha?) is given as root in meaning “hiṃsana, ” to hurt at Dhtm 536 (with var. v. v ll.), not sure. (Page 533)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mīḍha (मीढ).—p. p. [mih-kta]

1) Urined, watered.

2) Passed (as urine)

3) Begotten (from one's semen); cf. देवमीढ (devamīḍha) (= god-begotten); Bhāg.1.2.7.

-ḍham Ved.

1) A battle.

2) Prize, reward.

3) Faeces.

-ḍhaḥ A ram.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Mīḍha (मीढ).—m. (= Pali mīḷha; compare also prec.), dung: Mahāvyutpatti 6966; mahato (mss. mahānto) mīḍha-parvatasya upariṃ Mahāvastu ii.137.11; mīḍhaṃgirī Lalitavistara 197.3, mountains of dung; varjeti kāmāṃ yatha mīḍha-kumbhaṃ Mahāvastu ii.377.21 (verse), like a pot of dung; this is a favorite comparison, especially with mīḍha-ghaṭa, Lalitavistara 173.20; 174.3; 213.5; Rāṣṭrapālaparipṛcchā 19.9 (verse; text °ghatāṃ, read °ghaṭāṃ, acc. pl.); mīḍha-viṣayā(ḥ) Lalitavistara 127.18; mīḍhāvaliptaḥ Śikṣāsamuccaya 173.8.

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

Mīḍha (मीढ).—mfn.

(-ḍhaḥ-ḍhā-ḍhaṃ) Passed as urine. E. mih to sprinkle, aff. kta .

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

Mīḍha (मीढ).—(mī|a) [neuter] prize, reward; content, struggle.

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

1) Mīḍha (मीढ):—[from mih] a mfn. urined, watered, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a ram, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Mīḍhā (मीढा):—[from mīḍha > mih] f. Name of a woman, [Subhāṣitāvali]

4) Mīḍha (मीढ):—[from mih] n. contest, strife, [Ṛg-veda]

5) [v.s. ...] n. prize, reward, [ib.]

6) [v.s. ...] excrement, faeces, [Lalita-vistara]

7) [v.s. ...] n. contest, strife, [Ṛg-veda]

8) b mīḍhu, mīḍhuṣ, mīḍhvas etc. See [column]2.

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

Mīḍha (मीढ):—[(ḍhaḥ-ḍhā-ḍhaṃ) a.] Passed as urine.

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Midha 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Mīḍha (ಮೀಢ):—

1) [noun] the waste product of the body secreted by the kidneys; urine.

2) [noun] a male sheep; a ram.

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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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