विधि

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit विधि (vidhi), from the root verb विधा (vidhā, to bring about, effect, accomplish).

Noun[edit]

विधि (vidhifUrdu spelling ودهہ

  1. law
    अंतरष्ट्रीय विधि के अनुसार, यह अपराधी दोषी है।
    According to international law, this criminal is guilty.
    शासन विधि और व्यवस्था के लिए उत्तरदायी है।
    The government is responsible for law and order.
  2. manner, method
    आपका उपचार-विधि क्या है?
    What is your method of treatment?

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References[edit]

  • विधि in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

विधि (vidhim

  1. worshipper (AitBr.)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

विधि (vidhim

  1. rule, formula
  2. law
  3. instruction, direction, precept
  4. (grammar) a grammatical rule (Pāṇ.)
  5. a prescribed rite, act, or ceremony (Mn., Kālid., Pañcat.)
  6. use, application (Car.)
  7. method, manner
  8. way of life
  9. means, expedient (Hariv., Kāv., Pur., Hit.)
  10. action, work, business, accomplishment (Yāñj., Śak., etc.)
  11. creation (Kum., Kir.)
  12. fate, destiny (MBh., Kāv., etc.)
  13. Creator (Pañcar.)
  14. physician (L.)
  15. time (L.)
  16. fodder, elephant food (L.)
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Proper noun[edit]

विधि (vidhim

  1. appellation of various gods
    1. of Brahma (Śak., Naish.)
    2. of Vishnu (L.)
    3. of Agni (Gṛihyās.)
Declension[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

विधि (vidhif

  1. name of a goddess (Cat.)
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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0967
  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0968