Agrayayin, Agrayāyin, Agra-yayin: 6 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agrayāyin (अग्रयायिन्).—a. [agre yāsyati yā-ṇini] taking the lead, leading the van; पुत्रस्य ते रणशिरस्ययमग्रयायी (putrasya te raṇaśirasyayamagrayāyī) Ś.7.26. मान- धनाग्रयायी (māna- dhanāgrayāyī) R.5.3,5.62.18.1.

Agrayāyin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms agra and yāyin (यायिन्).

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

Agrayāyin (अग्रयायिन्).—[adjective] marching foremost.

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

1) Agrayāyin (अग्रयायिन्):—[=agra-yāyin] [from agra] mfn. going before, taking the lead

2) [v.s. ...] m. a leader, [Śākaṭāyana]

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

Agrayāyin (अग्रयायिन्):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-yī) Going in front, a leader. E. agra and yāyin.

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Agrayayin 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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