'dvitīya śrī-lakṣmī'--ihāṅ 'dvitīyatva' vidheya
samāse gauṇa haila, śabdārtha gela kṣaya
dvitīya śrī-lakṣmī—the word dvitīya-śrī-lakṣmī ("all-opulent goddess of fortune"); ihāṅ—this; dvitīyatva—the quality of being a second; vidheya—the unknown, which is to be explained; samāse—in the compound word; gauṇa—secondary; haila—became; śabda-artha—the word's intended meaning; gela—became; kṣaya—lost.
"In the word 'dvitīya-śrīlakṣmī' ['the second all-opulent goddess of fortune'], the quality of being a second Lakṣmī is the unknown. In making this compound word, the meaning became secondary and the originally intended meaning was lost.
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