Vaidharmya, Vaidhamrya: 11 definitions


Vaidharmya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

vaidharmya (वैधर्म्य).—n S (vi & dharma) Difference of quality, heterogeneity.

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

vaidharmya (वैधर्म्य).—n Difference of quality.

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

Vaidharmya (वैधर्म्य).—

1) Dissimilarity, difference.

2) Difference of characteristic qualities.

3) Difference of duty or obligation.

4) Contrariety.

5) Unlawfulness, impropriety, injustice.

6) Heterodoxy; शप्तो ब्रह्मर्षिणा तेन वैधर्भ्ये सहिते कृते (śapto brahmarṣiṇā tena vaidharbhye sahite kṛte) Rām.7.81.19.

Derivable forms: vaidharmyam (वैधर्म्यम्).

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

Vaidharmya (वैधर्म्य).—i. e. vi-dharma + ya, n. 1. Irreligion, impropriety. 2. Difference of duty. 3. Difference, Bhāṣāp. 28; [Kusumāñjali, (ed. Cowell.)] 3, 9.

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

Vaidharmya (वैधर्म्य).—[neuter] unlawfulness, injustice; unequality, difference.

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

1) Vaidharmya (वैधर्म्य):—[from vaidharmika] n. unlawfulness, injustice, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] difference of duty or obligation, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] difference, heterogeneity, [Suśruta; Kaṇāda’s Vaiśeṣika-sūtra etc.]

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

Vaidharmya (वैधर्म्य):—(rmmyaṃ) 1. n. Irreligion, difference of religion; impropriety.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vaidharmya (वैधर्म्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Vaidhamma, Vihamma.

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Vaidharmya 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vaidharmya in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vaidharmya (वैधर्म्य):—(nm) heresy; heterogeneity; (as [sādharmya-vaidharmya]).

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Vaidhamrya (ವೈಧಮ್ರ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] lack of similarity; the fact of being different; difference.

2) [noun] prohibited by law; against the law; unlawful; illicit; illegal.

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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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