Vidal: 3 definitions


Vidal means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vidal (विदल्).—1 P.

1) To break, split, crack; त्वदिषुभिर्व्यदलिष्यदसावपि (tvadiṣubhirvyadaliṣyadasāvapi) N.4.88.

2) To dig up.

3) To open, expand.

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

Vidal (विदल्).—burst or fly open; tear asunder, split.

Vidal is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vi and dal (दल्).

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

Vidal (विदल्):—[=vi-√dal] [Parasmaipada] -dalati, to break or burst asunder, be rent or split asunder, [Naiṣadha-carita];

—to open, rend or tear asunder, [Rāmāyaṇa] ([Passive voice] [future] p. -daliṣyamāna, [Daśakumāra-carita])

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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. 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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