Adeya, Ādeya: 15 definitions


Adeya means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Adey.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 8: Bondage of karmas

Ādeya (आदेय) refers to a “lustrous body” and represents one of the various kinds of Nāma, or “physique-making (karmas)”, which represents one of the eight types of Prakṛti-bandha (species bondage): one of the four kinds of bondage (bandha) according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra chapter 8. What is the meant by lustrous body (ādeya) body-making karma? The rise of which causes luster of the body is called lustrous body body-making karma. 

The opposite-pair of ādeya (lustrous body) is anādeya (lusterless body).

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ādeya.—(EI 7, 12, 15; CII 3), ‘what is to be taken or levied’; a fiscal term meaning the same thing as ādāya, i. e. income or impost; dues (Ep. Ind., Vol. XXV, p. 237). Note: ādeya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

adēya (अदेय).—a S Ungivable, unbestowable, ungrantable.

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ādēya (आदेय).—a S Acceptable, receivable, admissible, eligible.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ādēya (आदेय).—a Acceptable; admissible; eli- gible.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adeya (अदेय).—a. Not to be given; what cannot or ought not to be given away; अदेयमासीत्त्रयमेव भूपतेः (adeyamāsīttrayameva bhūpateḥ) R.3.16.

-yam That which it is not right or necessary to give-wife, sons, deposits, and a few other things belong to this class. अन्वाहितं याचितकमाधिः साधारणं च यत् । निक्षेपः पुत्रदाराश्च सर्वस्वं चान्वये सति ॥ आपत्स्वपि च कष्टासु वर्तमानेन देहिना । अदेया- न्याहुराचार्या यच्चान्यस्मै प्रतिश्रुतम् (anvāhitaṃ yācitakamādhiḥ sādhāraṇaṃ ca yat | nikṣepaḥ putradārāśca sarvasvaṃ cānvaye sati || āpatsvapi ca kaṣṭāsu vartamānena dehinā | adeyā- nyāhurācāryā yaccānyasmai pratiśrutam) ||

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Ādeya (आदेय).—a. To be taken or received, receivable. acceptable.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adeya (अदेय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Improper or unfit to be given. E. a neg. deya to be given.

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Ādeya (आदेय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Receivable, leviable, what may be taken or received. E. āṅ before to give, yat aff.

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

Adeya (अदेय).—[adjective] not to be given.

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Ādeya (आदेय).—[adjective] to be taken or employed.

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

1) Adeya (अदेय):—[=a-deya] mfn. improper or unfit to be given

2) [v.s. ...] n. an illegal gift.

3) Ādeya (आदेय):—[=ā-deya] [from ā-dā] a mfn. to be appropriated

4) [v.s. ...] to be received

5) [v.s. ...] to be taken away

6) [v.s. ...] acceptable, agreeable, [Jātakamālā]

7) [v.s. ...] [varia lectio] for ā-dheya q.v.

8) [=ā-deya] b mfn. See under ā- √1. above.

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

Adeya (अदेय):—[tatpurusha compound] I. m. f. n.

(-yaḥ-yā-yam) Improper or unfit to be given. Ii. n.

(-yam) (In law.) An object not fit to be given away, either because it does not belong to the person who would give it, or because law forbids its being disposed of. See adatta, datta, deya. E. a neg. and deya.

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

Ādeya (आदेय):—[ā-deya] (yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a. Receivable.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ādeya (आदेय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Āejja.

[Sanskrit to German]

Adeya 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Adeya (अदेय) [Also spelled adey]:—(a) inalienable; non-transferable, not to be handed over; not worth or fit for handing over; hence ~[] (nf).

2) Ādeya (आदेय) [Also spelled adey]:—(a) worth-receiving or accepting.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Adēya (ಅದೇಯ):—[adjective] not to be given; that ought not to be given as gift; unfit to be donated.

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Ādēya (ಆದೇಯ):—[adjective] worthy of being taken (as gift); receivable; acceptable.

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Ādēya (ಆದೇಯ):—[noun] a free gift; a largess; a present.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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