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vedi [ vedi ]

1 m. a wise man, teacher, Paṇḍit L.

f. knowledge, science ( See a-v° )

a seal-ring ( also °dikā ) L.

( ī ), f. N. of Sarasvatī L.

vedi [ vedi ]

2 in comp. for 1. vedin

vedi-tā [ veditA ]

f. and 1

vedi-tva [ veditva ]

n. acquaintance or familiarity with ( karuṇa- and kāruṇya-v°, and cf. under 3. vedi )

vedîśa [ vedIza ]

m. ' lord of the wise ', N. of Brahmā L.

védi [ vedi ]

3 f. ( later also vedī

for 1. 2. See col. 2 ) an elevated ( or according to some excavated ) piece of ground serving for a sacrificial altar ( generally strewed with Kuśa grass, and having receptacles for the sacrificial fire

it is more or less raised and of various shapes, but usually narrow in the middle, on which account the female waist is often compared to it ) RV. etc.

the space between the supposed spokes of a wheel-shaped altar, Śulbas

a kind of covered verandah or balcony in a court-yard ( shaped like a Vedi and prepared for weddings etc., = vitardi ) Kāv. Kathās

a stand, basis, pedestal, bench MBh. Kāv. etc.

N. of a Tīrtha MBh. ( only ī )

n. a species of plant ( = ambaṣṭha ) ',

védi-karaṇa [ vedikaraNa ]

n. the preparation of the Vedi LāṭyŚr.

pl. the implements used for it ĀpŚr.

védi-jā [ vedijA ]

f. ' altar-born ', epithet of Draupadī, wife of the Pāṇḍu princes ( the fee which Droṇa required for instructing the Pāṇḍu princes was that they should conquer Drupada, king of Pañcāla, who had insulted him

they therefore took him prisoner, and he, burning with resentment, undertook a sacrifice to procure a son who might avenge his defeat

two children were then born to him from the midst of the altar, out of the sacrificial fire, viz. a son Dhṛshṭa-dyumna, and a daughter Draupadī or Kṛshṇā, afterwards wife of the Pāṇḍavas ) L. - 2

védi-tvá [ veditva ]

n. ( for 1. See under 2. vedi ) the state or condition of being a Vedi or altar MaitrS.

védi-para [ vedipara ]

m. pl. N. of a country and people L.

védi-purīṣa [ vedipurISa ]

m. the loose earth of the sacrificial ground ĀśvGṛ.

védi-pratiṣṭha [ vedipratiSTha ]

mfn. erected on sacrificial ground MW.

védi-bhājaná [ vedibhAjana ]

n. that which is substituted for the sacrificial ground ŚBr.

védi-matī [ vedimatI ]

f. N. of a woman Daś

védi-madhya [ vedimadhya ]

mf ( ā ) n. ( a woman ) having a waist resembling a Vedi ( q.v. ) Kād

védi-māna [ vedimAna ]

n. the measuring out of a ( place for the ) sacrificial ground L.

védi-mekhalā [ vedimekhalA ]

f. the cord which forms the boundary of the Uttara-vedi BhP.

védi-lakṣaṇa [ vedilakSaNa ]

n. N. of the 24th Pariś. of the AV.

védi-loṣṭa [ vediloSTa ]

m. a clod of earth taken from the sacrificial ground MānGṛ.

védi-vat [ vedivat ]

ind. like a Vedi MW.

védi-vimāná [ vedivimAna ]

n. = -māna ŚBr.

védi-śroṇi [ vedizroNi ]

or f. ( met. ) the hip-like side of the Vedi ŚrS.

védi-śroṇī [ vedizroNI ]

f. ( met. ) the hip-like side of the Vedi, ŚrS.

védi-ṣád [ vediSad ]

( for -sad ), mfn. sitting on or at the Vedi VS. TBr.

m. = prācīna-barhis BhP.

védi-sambhavā [ vedisambhavA ]

f. = -jā Veṇis

védi-sammāna [ vedisammAna ]

n. = -māna ĀpŚr.

védi-sādhana-prakāra [ vedisAdhanaprakAra ]

m. N. of wk.

vedîśa [ vedIza ]

See under 2. vedi, col. 2