Shidga, Ṣiḍga: 8 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Ṣiḍga can be transliterated into English as Sidga or Shidga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A lustful or libidinous man, libertine, lecher.
2) A gallant, an inconsistent lover (viṭa); षिड्गैरगद्यत ससंभ्रममेव काचित् (ṣiḍgairagadyata sasaṃbhramameva kācit) Śiśupālavadha 5.34.
Derivable forms: ṣiḍgaḥ (षिड्गः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ḍgaḥ) 1. A catamite. 2. A libertine, a lecher. 3. A gallant. E. ṣiṭ to despise, Unadi aff. gan .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ṣiḍga (षिड्ग).—m. An inconstant lover, a gallant.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ṣiḍga (षिड्ग).—[masculine] libertine, gallant.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ṣiḍga (षिड्ग):—m. (also written khiḍga, khiṅga) a profligate man, libertine, gallant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) the keeper of a prostitute, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ṣiḍga (षिड्ग):—(ḍgaḥ) 1. m. A catamite, a libertine.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Ṣiḍga (ಷಿಡ್ಗ):—[noun] a man who leads an unrestrained, sexually immoral life; a libertine; a rake.
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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