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 vi-√ dhā [ vidhA ]

P. Ā. -dadhāti, -dhatte, to distribute, apportion, grant, bestow RV. etc. ( with kāmam, to fulfil a wish )

to furnish, supply, procure ( with ātmanaḥ, ' for one's self ' ) MBh.

to spread, diffuse RV. AV.

to put in order, arrange, dispose, prepare, make ready RV. AV. Br. Up.

to divide, parcel out Śukas

to ordain, direct, enjoin, settle, appoint GṛŚrS. Mn. MBh. etc.

to form, create, build, establish, found ŚvetUp. MBh. etc.

to perform, effect, produce, cause, occasion, make, do Mn. MBh. etc. ( like √ kṛ to be translated variously in connection with various nouns, e.g. with siṃhatvam, to change into a lion ; with saciva-tām, to assume the office of a minister ; with veṣam, to put on a garment ; with vṛttim, to secure a maintenance ; with upâyam, to devise a means ; with mantram, to hold a consultation ; with rājyam, to carry on government, rule ; with saṃdhim, to conclude peace ; with kalaham, to pick up a quarrel ; with vairam, to declare war ; with lajjām, to display bashfulness ; with kolāhalam, to raise a clamour ; with cumbanaṃ, to give a kiss )

to make, render ( with two acc. ) Kāv. Kathās. etc.

to contrive or manage that ( yathā ) MBh. R.

to put or lay on or in, direct towards ( loc. ) MBh. Kāv. etc. ( with hṛdaye, to take to heart

with agrataḥ, or adhaḥ, to place before or below )

to send out, despatch ( spies ) Mn. vii, 184

to take trouble with ( dat. ) Kir. i, 3

to treat, deal with ( acc. ) R. ii, 38, 17 : Pass. -dhīyate, to be distributed etc.

to be allotted or intended for ( gen. ) Mn. ix, 119

to be accounted, pass for ( nom. ) ib. iii, 118 : Caus. -dhāpayati, to cause to put, cause to be laid R.

cause to put in order or arrange or fix MW. : Desid. -dhitsati, °te, to wish to distribute or bestow BhP.

to wish to decide or determine or fix or establish Śaṃk

to wish to find out or devise ( a means ) BhP.

to wish to procure or acquire MBh.

to wish to perform or accomplish anything, intend, purpose MBh. Hariv. BhP.

to wish to make or render ( two acc. ) BhP.

vi-dhā' [ vidhA ]

f. division, part, portion ŚBr. Śulbas. ( often ifc. = ' fold '

cf. eka-, bahu-vidha etc.

also adv. in tri- and dvi-vidhā, q.v. )

form, manner, kind, sort TS. etc. ( yayā kayā-cid vidhayā, in whatsoever way, anyhow

often ifc. ; asmad- evaṃ-, nānā-vidha etc. ).

fodder Pat.

increase ( = ṛddhi ) L.

wages, hire L.

pronunciation L.

= vedhana L. ( cf. 1. vidha )

vi-dhātavya [ vidhAtavya ]

mfn. to be fixed or settled Hariv.

to be got or procured MBh.

to be performed or accomplished or exhibited MBh. Kāv. etc.

to be striven after or cared for ib.

n. impers. with yathā, ' care must be taken that ' R.

to be used or employed or appointed Sāh. Sarv.

vi-dhātā [ vidhAtA ]

f. = madya L.

vi-dhātṛ' [ vidhAtR ]

mf ( trī ) n. distributing. arranging, disposing etc.

m. a distributer, disposer, arranger, accomplisher, maker, author, creator RV. etc.

a granter, giver, bestower Kum

N. of Brahmā ( as the creator of the world and disposer of men's fate, sometimes in pl. = prajā-pati e.g. Śak. vii, 30/31 ; sometimes Vi-dhātṛ is mentioned together with Dhātṛ, e.g. MBh. iii, 10419 etc. ; both are supposed to be the sons of Brahmā [ MBh. ] or of Bhṛgu [ Pur. ] ; in VarBṛS. Vidhātṛ is the regent of the 2nd Tithi, while Brahmā presides over the first ) MBh. Kāv. etc.

Fate or Destiny ( personified ) Kāv. Hit.

N. of Viṣṇu BhP.

of Śiva Śivag

of Kāma ( god of love ) L.

of Viśva-karman MW.

( trī ), f. See below

-bhū m. ' son of Brahmā ', N. of Nārada L.

-vaśāt, ind., from the will of Brahmā, through the power of destiny MW.

°tr-āyus m. the sunflower L.

vi-dhātṛkā [ vidhAtRkA ]

f. ( used to explain vidhavā ) Nir. iii, 15

vi-dhātrī [ vidhAtrI ]

f. a female creator, mother of ( comp. ), Pañcav