Yamadvitiya, aka: Yamadvitīyā, Yama-dvitiya; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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yamadvitīyā (यमद्वितीया).—f (S) The second lunar day of the light half of Kartik. See bhāūbīja.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

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Yamadvitīyā (यमद्वितीया).—the second day in the bright half of Kārtika when sisters entertain their brothers (Mar. bhāūbīja); cf. भ्रातृद्वितीया (bhrātṛdvitīyā).

Yamadvitīyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yama and dvitīyā (द्वितीया).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yamadvitīyā (यमद्वितीया).—f.

(-yā) The second day in the bright-half of Kartika when sisters entertain their brothers: see bhrātṛdvitīyā .

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