Adravya, Adrāvya: 13 definitions


Adravya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

adrāvya (अद्राव्य).—a S Insoluble, infusible, unliquefiable.

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

adrāvya (अद्राव्य).—a Insoluble, infusible.

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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

Adravya (अद्रव्य).—[na. ta.] A worthless thing, an object which is good for nothing; नाद्रव्ये विहिता काचित् क्रिया फलवती भवेत् (nādravye vihitā kācit kriyā phalavatī bhavet) H. Pr.43; hence, a worthless or bad pupil or recipient of instruction; विनेतुरद्रव्यपरिग्रह एव बुद्धिलाघवं प्रकाशयति (vineturadravyaparigraha eva buddhilāghavaṃ prakāśayati) M.1; अद्रव्यमेत्य भुवि शुद्धनयोऽपि मन्त्री (adravyametya bhuvi śuddhanayo'pi mantrī) Mu.7.14. क्रिया हि द्रव्यं विन- यति नाद्रव्यम् (kriyā hi dravyaṃ vina- yati nādravyam) Kau. A.1.5.

Derivable forms: adravyam (अद्रव्यम्).

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

Adravya (अद्रव्य).—n.

(-vyaṃ) A worthless or good for nothing object. E. a neg. dravya thing.

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

Adravya (अद्रव्य).—n. a worthless object, [Hitopadeśa] pr. [distich] 43; [Mālavikāgnimitra, (ed. Tullberg.)] 14, 23.

Adravya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and dravya (द्रव्य).

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

Adravya (अद्रव्य).—[neuter] not the (right) thing or person.

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

1) Adravya (अद्रव्य):—[=a-dravya] n. a nothing, a worthless thing

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. having no possessions.

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

Adravya (अद्रव्य):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-vyam) A worthless or good-for-nothing object. E. a deter. and dravya.

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

Adravya (अद्रव्य):—[a-dravya] (vyaṃ) 2. n. Thing of naught.

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

Adravya (अद्रव्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Addavva.

[Sanskrit to German]

Adravya 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Adravya (ಅದ್ರವ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] that which does not occupy space and is not perceptible to the senses in any way; a thing which cannot be considered as 'matteṛ.

2) [noun] a worthless thing; an object which or a person who, is good for nothing.

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Adravya (ಅದ್ರವ್ಯ):—[adjective] that cannot be dissolved; not dissolving; not soluble; insoluble.

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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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