Adhyasa, Adhyāsa: 15 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Adhyāsa (अध्यास).—Superimposition : a relation between a word and its sense according to the grammarians; cf. Vāk. Pad. II.240. (2) appendage; cf. आहुस्त्वेकपदा अन्ये अध्यासानेकपातिनः (āhustvekapadā anye adhyāsānekapātinaḥ) R. Pr.XVII.43.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

adhyāsa (अध्यास).—m S Profound or abstract contemplation. 2 Intent consideration of or application unto. 3 Erroneous conception or supposition; the getting fixed in the mind of a false image or idea.

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

adhyāsa (अध्यास).—m Profound contemplation. Er- roneous conception or supposition.

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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

Adhyāsa (अध्यास).—[as-ghañ]

1) False attribution, wrong supposition (githyājñanam, atasmiṃstadbuddhiḥ or ayathārthānubhavaḥ); स्मृतिरूपः परत्र पूर्वदृष्टावभासः (smṛtirūpaḥ paratra pūrvadṛṣṭāvabhāsaḥ); for full explanation see Ś. B.8-22 and अध्यारोप (adhyāropa) also.

2) An appendage.

3) Putting down upon; पादाध्यासे शतं दमः (pādādhyāse śataṃ damaḥ) Y.2.217.

Derivable forms: adhyāsaḥ (अध्यासः).

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Adhyāsa (अध्यास).—See Under अध्यस् (adhyas).

Derivable forms: adhyāsaḥ (अध्यासः).

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

Adhyāsa (अध्यास).—n.

(-saṃ) 1. Inhabiting as chief, residing in, presiding over or ruling. 2. Sitting on or upon. 3. Transferring. 4. Attributing erroneously the nature of one thing to another, as of eternity to matter, &c. E. adhi before, āsa to sit, affix ghañ.

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

Adhyāsa (अध्यास).—i. e. adhi- 2. as + a, m. Putting on; pādādhyāse, ‘for putting the foot on a person,’ [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 2, 217.

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

Adhyāsa (अध्यास).—[masculine] putting in or upon; also = adhyāropa.

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

1) Adhyāsa (अध्यास):—[=adhy-āsa] [from adhy-as] a m. See sub voce

2) [=adhy-āsa] b m. (√2. as), imposing (as of a foot), [Yājñavalkya]

3) [v.s. ...] (in [philosophy]) = adhy-āropa

4) [v.s. ...] an appendage, [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya]

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

Adhyāsa (अध्यास):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-saḥ) 1) Putting, throwing in or upon.

2) (In philosophy.) Transferring or attributing erroneously the predicates, nature &c. of one object to another, as of a serpent to a rope &c. See adhyāropa.

3) (In vaidik grammar.) The appendage to a vaidik verse; according to some the same as ekapadā q. v. E. as, to throw, in the caus., with adhi, kṛt aff. ghañ.

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

Adhyāsa (अध्यास):—[adhyā+sa] (saḥ) 1. m. Presiding over; sitting on; transferring.

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

Adhyāsa (अध्यास) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ajbhāsa, Ahiyāsa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Adhyasa 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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Adhyāsa (अध्यास) [Also spelled adhyas]:—(nm) misimposition; misperception.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Adhyāsa (ಅಧ್ಯಾಸ):—[noun] a false attribution; a wrong supposition; perception of something objectively existing in such a way that deceives or misleads intellectually.

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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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