Stridhana, Strīdhana, Stri-dhana: 10 definitions


Stridhana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Strī-dhana.—(SITI; ASLV), dowry. Note: strī-dhana is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

strīdhana (स्त्रीधन).—n (S) Property altogether at the disposal of the wife. This is of six kinds; viz. adhyagnika or adhyagni, adhyāvahanika, ādhivēdanika, prītidatta, śulka, anvādhēya.

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

strīdhana (स्त्रीधन).—n Property altogether at the disposal of the wife.

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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»] — Stridhana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Strīdhana (स्त्रीधन).—a woman's private property over which she exercises independent control; it is of six kinds :-अध्यग्न्यध्यावहनिकं दत्तं च प्रीति- कर्मणि । भ्रातृमातृपितृप्राप्तं षड्विधं स्त्रीधनं स्मृतम् (adhyagnyadhyāvahanikaṃ dattaṃ ca prīti- karmaṇi | bhrātṛmātṛpitṛprāptaṃ ṣaḍvidhaṃ strīdhanaṃ smṛtam) || or according to others :-पितृमातृपतिभ्रातृदत्तमध्यग्न्युपायनम् । आधिवेदनिकाद्यं च स्त्रीधनं परिकीर्तितम् (pitṛmātṛpatibhrātṛdattamadhyagnyupāyanam | ādhivedanikādyaṃ ca strīdhanaṃ parikīrtitam); see also अन्वाधेयम्, बन्धुदत्तम्, यौतकम्, सौदायिकम्, शुल्कम्, पारिणाय्यम्, लावण्यार्जितम् (anvādheyam, bandhudattam, yautakam, saudāyikam, śulkam, pāriṇāyyam, lāvaṇyārjitam) and पादवन्दनिकम् (pādavandanikam).

Derivable forms: strīdhanam (स्त्रीधनम्).

Strīdhana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms strī and dhana (धन).

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

Strīdhana (स्त्रीधन).—n.

(-naṃ) Woman's separate property, which is held to be of six kinds; viz:—1. Adhyagnikam, what is given before the sacrificial fire; 2. Adhyavahanikam, what is presented during the bridal procession; 3. Adhivedanikam, what is given on her husband’s marrying another wife; 4. Pritidattam, what is given through affection; 5. Sulkam, her dower allowed or perquisites made during marriage; 6. Anwadheyam, a gift from her own or husband’s relatives after marriage. Other varieties are enumerated, as the pitri, matri, suta, bhratridattam, what is given by her parents, son, or brother; bandhudattam, what is given by her kindred; and some enumerate acceptance generally, and inheritance, amongst a woman’s titles to property. E. strī, dhana wealth.

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

Strīdhana (स्त्रीधन).—[neuter] a wife’s (peculiar) property.

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

Strīdhana (स्त्रीधन):—[=strī-dhana] [from strī] n. ‘w°’s wealth’, a wife’s peculiar property (said to be of six kinds, adhy-agnika, adhy-āvāhanika, ādhi-vedanika, prīti-datta, śulka, anv-ādheya), [Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya] etc. (cf. [Indian Wisdom, by Sir M. Monier-Williams 267 n. 1])

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

Strīdhana (स्त्रीधन):—[strī-dhana] (naṃ) 1. n. Wife’s property.

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Stridhana 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

[«previous next»] — Stridhana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Strīdhana (ಸ್ತ್ರೀಧನ):—[noun] = ಸ್ತ್ರೀದ್ರವ್ಯ [stridravya] .

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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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