Achaya, Āchaya: 1 definition

Introduction

Achaya 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Achhaya.

Ambiguity: Although Achaya has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the Sanskrit word Acaya. It further has the optional forms A-chaya, Ā-chaya and Āchaya.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Āchāya (आछाय).—m. (Prakritic for āchāda, q.v.), gift, present: Mv iii.449.12 vipulo (mss. vipulena, but see the same phrase s.v. āchāda) āchāyo dinno.

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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