'dvitiya sri-laksmi'--ihan 'dvitiyatva' vidheya
samase gauna haila, sabdartha gela ksaya
dvitiya sri-laksmi—the word dvitiya-sri-laksmi ("all-opulent goddess of fortune"); ihan—this; dvitiyatva—the quality of being a second; vidheya—the unknown, which is to be explained; samase—in the compound word; gauna—secondary; haila—became; sabda-artha—the word's intended meaning; gela—became; ksaya—lost.
"In the word 'dvitiya-srilaksmi' ['the second all-opulent goddess of fortune'], the quality of being a second Laksmi is the unknown. In making this compound word, the meaning became secondary and the originally intended meaning was lost.
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