Vivadha, Vīvadha, Vivadhā: 11 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vīvadha (वीवध).—A Yāma deva.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 13. 92.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

1) Vivadha (विवध) refers to one of the three limbs of vastu (‘thing’) mentioned in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 31. Accordingly, “the vivadha and the ekaka are generally used in the madraka song, in each half vastu of the prakarī, and in each quarter of the rovindaka. But in the rovindaka, uttara, ullopyaka, pāṇikā, bahirgītas and lāsya, the vṛtta is used”.

Vivadha is of three kinds:

  1. sāmudga,
  2. ardhasāmudga,
  3. vivṛtta .

2) Vivadha (विवध) refers to one of the three limbs (aṅga) belonging to all types of dhruvā (“song”) defined in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 32.9-16. Accordingly, “the vṛtta class of limbs will apply to the superior characters, and the vivadha to the middling ones, and the ekaka to the inferior characters”.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vivadha in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Vivadha, (carrying yoke) see khārī-vidha and vividha2. (Page 637)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vivadha (विवध).—

1) A yoke for carrying burdens.

2) A road, high-way.

3) A load, burden.

4) Storing grain; provisions.

5) A pitcher.

6) The income which a king obtains from his subjects.

Derivable forms: vivadhaḥ (विवधः).

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Vivadhā (विवधा).—

1) A yoke.

2) Chain of fetters.

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Vivadha (विवध).—a. Various, diverse, manifold, multiform, sundry; सोऽभिध्याय शरीरात् स्वात् सिसृक्षुर्विविधाः प्रजाः (so'bhidhyāya śarīrāt svāt sisṛkṣurvividhāḥ prajāḥ) Manusmṛti 1. 8,39.

-dham A variety of action or gesture.

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Vīvadha (वीवध).—

1) A yoke for carrying burdens.

2) A burden.

3) Store of corn etc.; रुध्यध्वं निर्विषासूञ्शिशुयुवतिजानान् वीवधांश्चाद्रियध्वम् (rudhyadhvaṃ nirviṣāsūñśiśuyuvatijānān vīvadhāṃścādriyadhvam) Mv.6.16; Śiśupālavadha 2.64.

4) A way, road; अज्ञातवीवधासारतोयशस्यो व्रजेत्तु यः (ajñātavīvadhāsāratoyaśasyo vrajettu yaḥ) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 3.41.

Derivable forms: vīvadhaḥ (वीवधः).

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

Vivadha (विवध).—m.

(-dhaḥ) 1. A road, a highway. 2. A yoke for carrying burdens. 3. A load. 4. Storing grain or hay, &c. 5. An ewer, a pitcher. E. vi before vadh to strike, aff. ghañ; also vīvadha .

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Vīvadha (वीवध).—m.

(-dhaḥ) 1. A yoke for carrying burdens. 2. A burden. 3. Storing or heaping corn. 4. A pitcher. 5. A road: see vivadha .

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

Vivadha (विवध).—vīvadha, probably vi-vah + a, m. 1. A road, [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 39 (viº). 2. A yoke for carrying burthens. 3. A load. 4. Storing grain or hay, etc. 5. An ewer.

Vivadha can also be spelled as Vīvadha (वीवध).

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Vīvadha (वीवध).—and vīvadhika vīvadhika, see vivadha, vivadhika.

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

Vivadha (विवध).—[masculine] carrying-yoke; burden, load, provisions, stock of grain, etc.

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Vīvadha (वीवध).—[masculine] carrying-yoke; burden, load, provisions, stock of grain, etc.

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

1) Vivadha (विवध):—[=vi-vadha] m. (or vī-vadha) ([probably] [from] √vadh = vah; cf. vadhu) a shoulder-yoke for carrying burdens, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka; Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra] etc. (cf. viand sav)

2) [v.s. ...] a store of grain or hay, provisions etc., [Kāvya literature; Kāmandakīya-nītisāra; Pañcatantra]

3) [v.s. ...] a [particular] Ekāha, [Vaitān.]

4) [v.s. ...] a road, highway, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (vīv, [Patañjali on Pāṇini 2-3, 12], [vArttika] 1)

5) [v.s. ...] a ewer, pitcher, [Horace H. Wilson]

6) [v.s. ...] the income which a king obtains from his subjects, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) Vīvadha (वीवध):—[=vī-vadha] a m. (or vi-vadha) ([probably] [from] √vadh = vah; cf. vadhu) a shoulder-yoke for carrying burdens, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka; Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra] etc. (cf. viand sav)

8) [v.s. ...] a store of grain or hay, provisions etc., [Kāvya literature; Kāmandakīya-nītisāra; Pañcatantra]

9) [v.s. ...] a [particular] Ekāha, [Vaitān.]

10) [v.s. ...] a road, highway, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (vīv, [Patañjali on Pāṇini 2-3, 12], [vArttika] 1)

11) [v.s. ...] a ewer, pitcher, [Horace H. Wilson]

12) [v.s. ...] the income which a king obtains from his subjects, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

13) Vīvadhā (वीवधा):—[=vī-vadhā] [from vī-vadha] f. a yoke ([figuratively]) id est. chain, fetters (cf. vṛddha-v).

14) Vīvadha (वीवध):—[=vī-vadha] b vī-vadha, vī-vadhika, vī-vidha, vī-vṛta = vi-vadha etc., qq.vv.

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

1) Vivadha (विवध):—[vi-vadha] (dhaḥ) 1. m. A road; a yoke; a load; storing grain; a pitcher.

2) Vīvadha (वीवध):—(dhaḥ) 1. m. A yoke or pole for carrying burdens; a burden; storing corn; a road.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vivadha 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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vivadha (ವಿವಧ):—

1) [noun] anything that is carried on one’s head, shoulder or back.

2) [noun] that much which one can carry so.

3) [noun] a way, path, road.

4) [noun] a bamboo, split lengthwise, with slings on both sides for carrying burdens, across the shoulder.

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Vīvadha (ವೀವಧ):—

1) [noun] a bar, bamboo split, etc.with burdens on its both ends, carried on the shoulder.

2) [noun] a burden; a load.

3) [noun] a bringing in of corn, grain, etc. into a town (for purpose of selling).

4) [noun] a storing of grian, corn, etc.

5) [noun] a way, path, road.

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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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