Vaidagdha: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaidagdha (वैदग्ध).—

1) Skill, dexterity, proficiency, cleverness; अहो वैदग्ध्यम् (aho vaidagdhyam) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1; प्रबन्धविन्यास- वैदग्ध्यनिधिः (prabandhavinyāsa- vaidagdhyanidhiḥ) Vās.; Śiśupālavadha 4.16. Bhartṛhari 2.18.

2) Skill in arrangement, beauty; वैदग्ध्यं जहति कपोलकुङ्कुमानि (vaidagdhyaṃ jahati kapolakuṅkumāni) Māl. 1.37.

3) Shrewdness, smartness, cunningness; Ratn. 2.

4) Wit.

Derivable forms: vaidagdham (वैदग्धम्).

See also (synonyms): vaidagdhī, vaidagdhya.

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

Vaidagdha (वैदग्ध).—n.

(-gdhaṃ) 1. Cleverness, skill, dexterity. 2. Acuteness, sharpness. 3. Craft, cunning. E. vidagdha clever, aṇ aff.

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

Vaidagdha (वैदग्ध).—n., vaidagdhya vaidagdhya, n., and f. dhī, i. e. vi-dagdha (vb. dah), + a or ya, 1. Cleverness, skill, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 15 (dha); [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 91, 13 (dhī); [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 3, 20; 18, 7; 9 (dhya). 2. Acuteness, intelligence, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 129, 7. 3. Cunning, craft.

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

Vaidagdha (वैदग्ध):—n. ([from] vi-dagdha; [probably]) [wrong reading] for vaidagdhya, [Bhartṛhari] ([varia lectio])

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

Vaidagdha (वैदग्ध):—(gdhaṃ) 1. n. Cleverness, acuteness, craft.

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