Pidhana, Pidhāna: 12 definitions



Pidhana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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 Pidhan.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pidhāna : (nt.) a lid; a cover.

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

Pidhāna, (nt.) (=pidahana) cover J. VI, 349.—°phalaka covering board Vism. 261 (where KhA in same passage reads paṭikujjana-phalaka)=VbhA. 244. (Page 459)

Pali book cover
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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pidhāna (पिधान).—n S A cover or lid. 2 Covering or cover; place or cause of concealment.

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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

Pidhāna (पिधान).—

1) Covering, concealing, concealment.

2) A cover, lid, covering (fig. also); अमृतापिधानमसि स्वाहा (amṛtāpidhānamasi svāhā); नैकजलदच्छत्रापिधानं जगत् (naikajaladacchatrāpidhānaṃ jagat) Mk.5.24; a cloth for covering.

Derivable forms: pidhānam (पिधानम्).

See also (synonyms): apidhāna.

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Pidhāna (पिधान).—

1) Covering, concealing.

2) A sheath.

3) A wrapper, cloak.

4) A lid or top.

5) A particular process to which quicksilver is subjected.

-nī A cover, lid.

Derivable forms: pidhānam (पिधानम्).

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

Pidhāna (पिधान).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. A covering, a cover or concealment. 2. A lid, a top or cover. 3. A sheath. 4. A wrapper, a cloak, &c. E. api certainly, dhā to have or hold, (from sight,) lyuṭ aff., and the initial rejected.

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

Pidhāna (पिधान).—i. e. api-dhā + ana (m.), n. 1. Covering, shutting, [Mālavikāgnimitra, (ed. Tullberg.)] [distich] 32. 2. A lid, a covering, Mārk. P. 50, 89.

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

Pidhāna (पिधान).—[neuter] covering, shutting up; cover, lid.

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

1) Pidhāna (पिधान):—[=pi-dhāna] [from pi-dhātavya > pi-dhā] n. (m. [gana] ardharcādi) covering, stopping, shutting, closing, [Mālavikāgnimitra; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] a cover, lid, sheath etc., [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.; (-vat mfn. covered with a lid, [Rājataraṅgiṇī])

3) [v.s. ...] a [particular] process to which quicksilver is subjected, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

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

Pidhāna (पिधान):—(naṃ) 1. n. A covering, a cover.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Pidhāna (पिधान):—(wie eben) = apidhāna [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 3, 171.] m. n. (nur in der zweiten Bed. könnte das Wort als m. gebraucht werden) gaṇa ardharcādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 2, 4, 31.] [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 5, 12.]

1) n. das Zudecken, Verstopfen, Verschliessen [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 2, 14.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1477.] mṛtkumbhavālukārandhrapidhānaracanārthin [Sāhityadarpana 64, 11.] dvārapidhānamiva dhṛtermanye tasyāstiraskariṇīm [Mālavikāgnimitra 32.] —

2) concr. Deckel, Decke [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1026.] [Halāyudha 2, 161.] tasmin (mṛdbhāṇḍe) pidhānamuddhṛtya [Rājataraṅgiṇī 5, 75.] sthālī [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 50, 89.] pātraṃ sapidhānam [Mahābhārata 4, 446.] sapidhānānanaḥ svarṇabhṛṅgāraḥ [Rājataraṅgiṇī 1, 128.] mañjūṣā supidhānā [Mahābhārata 3, 17132.] kalaśān sakṣīravṛkṣapallavaphalapidhānān bedeckt mit [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 47, 37.] — Vgl. khaṅga, dvāra, apidhāna .

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Pidhāna (पिधान):—

1) Bez. eines best. Processes, dem das Quecksilber unterworfen wird, [SARVADARŚANAS. 100, 5.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Pidhāna (पिधान):——

1) n. — a) das Zudecken , Verstopfen , Verschliessen. — b) Decke , Hülle [Indische sprüche 7826.] — c) Deckel. — d) ein best. Process , dem das Quecksilber unterworfen wird.

2) *f. ī Deckel [Hemacandra's Deśīnāmālā 1,161.]

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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

Pidhāna (पिधान) [Also spelled pidhan]:—(nm) a lid; cover, covering.

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