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     Grammar Search "didhiṣūs" has 2 results.
     
didhiṣūs: feminine nominative singular stem: didhiṣu
didhiṣūs: feminine accusative plural stem: didhiṣu
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didhiṣumfn. wishing to gain or obtain, striving after, seeking View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
didhiṣum. a suitor View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
didhiṣum. a husband View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
didhiṣum. the second husband of a woman twice married (also ṣū-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
didhiṣuf(u-or ū-). a widow remarried or an elder sister married after the younger (both of whom having the choice of their husbands may be compared to suitors). View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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didhiṣu a. wishing to obtain; courting; m. suitor, husband; ûbrev;, f. woman re married; unmarried woman having a younger married sister: (û)-pati, m. husband of a (brother's) widow; husband of a woman mar ried after her younger sister.
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didhiṣu In the Rigveda denotes a ‘wooer.’ It is applied to the relative, probably brother-in-law, who takes the place of the husband at the funeral rite, and who, as in the Hebraic levirate, is to beget a child by the brother’s wife if there is no son. Hillebrandt and Lanman consider that the word originally meant only ‘wooer,’ and applied to the king who, after the chief queen had lain beside the dead victim in the Purusamedha or ‘ human sacrifice,’ claimed her again; but this view is hardly plausible. The term is also applied to the god Pūsan as the wooer of his mother, apparently Sūryā








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