A1.-dyotate- (Ved. also P.), to flash forth, lighten, shine forth (as the rising sun) etc. (v/i-dyotate-,"it lightens"; vi-dy/otamāne-,"when it lightens") ; to hurl away by a stroke of lightning ; to illuminate : Causal-dyotayati-, to illuminate, irradiate, enlighten, make brilliant etc.: Intensive (only. vi-d/avidyutat-) to shine brightly
विद्युत् f. 1 Lightning; वाताय कपिला विद्युत् Mbh.; Ms.5.95; मा भूदेवं क्षणमपि सखे विद्युता विप्रयोगः Me.117,4. -2 A thunderbolt. -3 The dawn. -Comp. -उन्मेषः, -कम्पः a flash of lightning. -जिह्वः a kind of demon or Rākṣasa. -ज्वाला, -द्योतः a flash or lustre of lightning. -दामन् n. a flash of zigzag or forked lightning. -पातः, प्रपातनम् falling or stroke of lightning. -प्रियम् bellmetal. -लता, -लेखा (विद्युल्लता, विद्युल्लेखा) 1 a streak of lightning. -2 forked or zigzag lightning. -वल्ली a flash of lightning. -संपातम् ind. in an instant, in a trice.
a. (shining asunder), flash ing (V.); f. gleaming weapon (V.); lightning: -kampa, m. quivering of lightning; -pâta, m. stroke of lightning; -puñga, m. N. of a fairy; -prapatana, n. (fall=) stroke of light ning; -prabha, a. shining like lightning; m. N.: â, f. N.; -vat, a. containing or charged with lightning (cloud); m. thunder-cloud.
verb (class 1 parasmaipada) to flash forth (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to hurl away by a stroke of lightning (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to illuminate (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to lighten (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to shine forth (as the rising sun) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (feminine neuter) a flashing thunderbolt (as the weapon of the Maruts) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a species of the Atijagatī metre (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the four daughters of Prajāpati Bahuputra (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the dawn (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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