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धी ‎(dhīf

  1. thought, (especially) religious thought,
  2. reflection, meditation, devotion, prayer (pl. Holy Thoughts personified)
  3. understanding, intelligence, wisdom (personified as the wife of Rudra-Manyu), knowledge, science, art
  4. mind, disposition, intention, design
  5. notion, opinion


Feminine ī-stem declension of धी
Nom. sg. धीः ‎(dhīḥ)
Gen. sg. धियाः / धियः ‎(dhiyāḥ / dhiyaḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative धीः ‎(dhīḥ) धियौ ‎(dhiyau) धियः ‎(dhiyaḥ)
Vocative धीः ‎(dhīḥ) धियौ ‎(dhiyau) धियः ‎(dhiyaḥ)
Accusative धियम् ‎(dhiyam) धियौ ‎(dhiyau) ध्यः ‎(dhyaḥ)
Instrumental धिया ‎(dhiyā) धीभ्याम् ‎(dhībhyām) धीभिः ‎(dhībhiḥ)
Dative धियै / धिये ‎(dhiyai / dhiye) धीभ्याम् ‎(dhībhyām) धीभ्यः ‎(dhībhyaḥ)
Ablative धियाः / धियः ‎(dhiyāḥ / dhiyaḥ) धीभ्याम् ‎(dhībhyām) धीभ्यः ‎(dhībhyaḥ)
Genitive धियाः / धियः ‎(dhiyāḥ / dhiyaḥ) धियोः ‎(dhiyoḥ) धीनाम् / धियाम् ‎(dhīnām / dhiyām)
Locative धियि / धियाम् ‎(dhiyi / dhiyām) धियोः ‎(dhiyoḥ) धीषु ‎(dhīṣu)

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  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 516