Abhyaya, Abhyāya: 7 definitions


Abhyaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhyaya (अभ्यय).—

1) Going over, approach, arrival.

2) Entering.

3) Setting (of the sun).

Derivable forms: abhyayaḥ (अभ्ययः).

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Abhyaya (अभ्यय).—See under अभी (abhī).

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Abhyāya (अभ्याय).—1 P.

1) To stretch, extend, lengthen (sound), draw or pull (as a rudder).

2) To give.

3) To aim at.

4) To restrain.

5) To approach, visit (= abhyāgam).

Derivable forms: abhyāyam (अभ्यायम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Abhyaya (अभ्यय).—[ (m.), in Samādhirājasūtra 8.17, read atyaya, passage, lapse (of time): kalpakoṭīnām abhyayena, read atyayena. Not noticed by Régamey.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhyāyā (अभ्याया).—come near or to ([accusative]).

Abhyāyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhyā and (या).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Abhyaya (अभ्यय):—[=abhy-aya] [from abhī] a m. approaching (as of darkness), [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] setting (of the sun), [ib.]

3) [=abhy-aya] b See 2. abhī.

4) Abhyāyā (अभ्याया):—[=abhy-ā-√yā] to come up to, approach, [Mahābhārata etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhyaya (अभ्यय):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-yaḥ) 1) Arrival, coming; e. g. Kātyāy. Śr. S.: tamobhyaye sāyaṃ juhuyādviyati prātarāyuṣkāmasya (Yājnikad.: tamasondhakārasyāgame).

2) Setting (of the sun); e. g. Kātyāy. Śr. S.: ādityābhyayehutāyāmapi (Yājnik.: ādityābhyastamaye). Comp. apyaya. E. i (iṇ), with abhi, kṛt aff. ac.

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Abhyaya in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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