Videsa, Videsha: 13 definitions


Videsa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Videsh.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

videsa : (m.) a foreign country.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Videsa, (vi+desa; cp. disā at Vin. I, 50) foreign country Miln. 326; VvA. 338. (Page 622)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vidēśa (विदेश).—m A foreign country.

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

vidēśa (विदेश).—m A foreign country. vidēśagamana n Emigration.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Videśa (विदेश).—Another country, foreign land or country; भजते विदेशमधिकेन जितस्तदनुप्रवेशमथवा कुशलः (bhajate videśamadhikena jitastadanupraveśamathavā kuśalaḥ) Śiśupālavadha 9.48; को वीरस्य मनस्विनः स्वविषयः को वा विदेशस्तथा (ko vīrasya manasvinaḥ svaviṣayaḥ ko vā videśastathā) H.1; को विदेशः सविद्यानां किं दूरं व्यवसायिनाम् (ko videśaḥ savidyānāṃ kiṃ dūraṃ vyavasāyinām) Chāṇakyaśataka.

Derivable forms: videśaḥ (विदेशः).

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

Videśa (विदेश).—m.

(-śaḥ) 1. A foreign country, abroad. 2. Any place away from home. E. vi variety, deśa place or country.

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

Videśa (विदेश).—[masculine] a foreign country, abroad.

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

1) Videśa (विदेश):—[=vi-deśa] [from vi] a See sub voce

2) [=vi-deśa] b m. another country, foreign c°, abroad, [Kauśika-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] a [particular] place (cf. -stha)

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

Videśa (विदेश):—[vi-deśa] (śaḥ) 1. m. Foreign land.

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

Videśa (विदेश) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Viesa.

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Videsa 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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Videśa (विदेश) [Also spelled videsh]:—(nm) a foreign land/country; ~[gamana] migration; ~[ja] exotic; alien; foreign; -[nīti] foreign policy; -[maṃtrālaya] Ministry of External Affairs; -[maṃtrī] Foreign Minister; -[vāsa] foreign sojourn; -[vibhāga] department of Foreign/External Affairs; -[vyāpāra] foreign trade; -[saṃbaṃdha] foreign relations; -[saciva] foreign secretary; -[sevā] foreign service.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vidēśa (ವಿದೇಶ):—[noun] a country other than one’s nitive; a foreign country.

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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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