विधि

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See also: विधा and वधू

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ʋɪ.d̪ʱiː/

Noun[edit]

विधि (vidhif (Urdu spelling ودهہ‎)

  1. law
    Synonyms: क़ानून (qānūn), लॉ ()
    अंतरराष्ट्रीय विधि के अनुसार, यह अपराधी दोषी है।
    antarrāṣṭrīya vidhi ke anusār, yah aprādhī doṣī hai.
    According to international law, this criminal is guilty.
    शासन विधि और व्यवस्था के लिए उत्तरदायी है।
    śāsan vidhi aur vyavasthā ke lie uttardāyī hai.
    The government is responsible for law and order.
  2. manner, method
    आपकी उपचार-विधि क्या है?āpkī upcār-vidhi kyā hai?What is your method of treatment?
  3. fate, destiny
    Synonyms: नसीब (nasīb), भाग्य (bhāgya), क़िस्मत (qismat)

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Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “विधि”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons.

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

विधि m

  1. Devanagari script form of vidhi (method)

Declension[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

विधि (vidhim

  1. worshipper (AitBr.)
Declension[edit]
Masculine i-stem declension of विधि
Nom. sg. विधिः (vidhiḥ)
Gen. sg. विधेः (vidheḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative विधिः (vidhiḥ) विधी (vidhī) विधयः (vidhayaḥ)
Vocative विधे (vidhe) विधी (vidhī) विधयः (vidhayaḥ)
Accusative विधिम् (vidhim) विधी (vidhī) विधीन् (vidhīn)
Instrumental विधिना (vidhinā) विधिभ्याम् (vidhibhyām) विधिभिः (vidhibhiḥ)
Dative विधये (vidhaye) विधिभ्याम् (vidhibhyām) विधिभ्यः (vidhibhyaḥ)
Ablative विधेः (vidheḥ) विधिभ्याम् (vidhibhyām) विधिभ्यः (vidhibhyaḥ)
Genitive विधेः (vidheḥ) विध्योः (vidhyoḥ) विधीनाम् (vidhīnām)
Locative विधौ (vidhau) विध्योः (vidhyoḥ) विधिषु (vidhiṣu)

Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly from the root विधा (vidhā, to accomplish, bring about, achieve).

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.)
Declension[edit]
Masculine i-stem declension of विधि
Nom. sg. विधिः (vidhiḥ)
Gen. sg. विधेः (vidheḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative विधिः (vidhiḥ) विधी (vidhī) विधयः (vidhayaḥ)
Vocative विधे (vidhe) विधी (vidhī) विधयः (vidhayaḥ)
Accusative विधिम् (vidhim) विधी (vidhī) विधीन् (vidhīn)
Instrumental विधिना (vidhinā) विधिभ्याम् (vidhibhyām) विधिभिः (vidhibhiḥ)
Dative विधये (vidhaye) विधिभ्याम् (vidhibhyām) विधिभ्यः (vidhibhyaḥ)
Ablative विधेः (vidheḥ) विधिभ्याम् (vidhibhyām) विधिभ्यः (vidhibhyaḥ)
Genitive विधेः (vidheḥ) विध्योः (vidhyoḥ) विधीनाम् (vidhīnām)
Locative विधौ (vidhau) विध्योः (vidhyoḥ) विधिषु (vidhiṣu)
Descendants[edit]

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]
Masculine i-stem declension of विधि
Nom. sg. विधिः (vidhiḥ)
Gen. sg. विधेः (vidheḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative विधिः (vidhiḥ) विधी (vidhī) विधयः (vidhayaḥ)
Vocative विधे (vidhe) विधी (vidhī) विधयः (vidhayaḥ)
Accusative विधिम् (vidhim) विधी (vidhī) विधीन् (vidhīn)
Instrumental विधिना (vidhinā) विधिभ्याम् (vidhibhyām) विधिभिः (vidhibhiḥ)
Dative विधये (vidhaye) विधिभ्याम् (vidhibhyām) विधिभ्यः (vidhibhyaḥ)
Ablative विधेः (vidheḥ) विधिभ्याम् (vidhibhyām) विधिभ्यः (vidhibhyaḥ)
Genitive विधेः (vidheḥ) विध्योः (vidhyoḥ) विधीनाम् (vidhīnām)
Locative विधौ (vidhau) विध्योः (vidhyoḥ) विधिषु (vidhiṣu)

Proper noun[edit]

विधि (vidhif

  1. name of a goddess (Cat.)
Declension[edit]
Feminine i-stem declension of विधि
Nom. sg. विधिः (vidhiḥ)
Gen. sg. विध्याः / विधेः (vidhyāḥ / vidheḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative विधिः (vidhiḥ) विधी (vidhī) विधयः (vidhayaḥ)
Vocative विधे (vidhe) विधी (vidhī) विधयः (vidhayaḥ)
Accusative विधिम् (vidhim) विधी (vidhī) विधीः (vidhīḥ)
Instrumental विध्या (vidhyā) विधिभ्याम् (vidhibhyām) विधिभिः (vidhibhiḥ)
Dative विध्यै / विधये (vidhyai / vidhaye) विधिभ्याम् (vidhibhyām) विधिभ्यः (vidhibhyaḥ)
Ablative विध्याः / विधेः (vidhyāḥ / vidheḥ) विधिभ्याम् (vidhibhyām) विधिभ्यः (vidhibhyaḥ)
Genitive विध्याः / विधेः (vidhyāḥ / vidheḥ) विध्योः (vidhyoḥ) विधीनाम् (vidhīnām)
Locative विध्याम् / विधौ (vidhyām / vidhau) विध्योः (vidhyoḥ) विधिषु (vidhiṣu)

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