Prithagvidha, Pṛthagvidha, Prithak-vidha: 11 definitions

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Prithagvidha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Pṛthagvidha can be transliterated into English as Prthagvidha or Prithagvidha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Sports, Arts and Entertainment (wordly enjoyments)

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Source: archive.org: Syainika Sastra of Rudradeva with English Translation (art)

Pṛthagvidha (पृथग्विध) refers to a “variety of subjects”, according to the Śyainika-śāstra: a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the divisions and benefits of Hunting and Hawking, written by Rājā Rudradeva (or Candradeva) in possibly the 13th century.—Accordingly, [while discussing the conclision of hawking]: “[...] The food should be first given to horses and birds for testing it. The food should be brought by experienced cooks and consist of roast meats and rice as white as the Kunda (jasmine) flower. He should eat along with his retinue. After chewing pan he should go back to his residence, conversing all the way on a variety of subjects (pṛthagvidha), [...]”.

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This section covers the skills and profiencies of the Kalas (“performing arts”) and Shastras (“sciences”) involving ancient Indian traditions of sports, games, arts, entertainment, love-making and other means of wordly enjoyments. Traditionally these topics were dealt with in Sanskrit treatises explaing the philosophy and the justification of enjoying the pleasures of the senses.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prithagvidha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pṛthagvidha (पृथग्विध).—a S (pṛthak & vidha) Various, multiform, manifold, divers.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pṛthagvidha (पृथग्विध).—a Various, multiform.

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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

[«previous next»] — Prithagvidha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pṛthagvidha (पृथग्विध).—a. of different kinds, diverse, various.

Pṛthagvidha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pṛthak and vidha (विध).

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

Pṛthagvidha (पृथग्विध).—mfn.

(-dhaḥ-dhā-dhaṃ) Various, diversified, multiform. E. pṛthak several, vidha sort.

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

Pṛthagvidhā (पृथग्विधा).—adj. various, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 1, 40.

Pṛthagvidhā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pṛthak and vidhā (विधा).

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

Pṛthagvidha (पृथग्विध).—[adjective] of different kinds, various.

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

1) Pṛthagvidha (पृथग्विध):—[=pṛthag-vidha] [from pṛthag > pṛth] mfn. of d° kinds, manifold, various, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] d° from ([ablative]), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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

Pṛthagvidha (पृथग्विध):—[(dhaḥ-dhā-dhaṃ) a.] Various.

[Sanskrit to German]

Prithagvidha 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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