Aitihya: 12 definitions

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Aitihya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Aetihy.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Aitihya (ऐतिह्य):—[aitihyam] Historical authoritative testimony .

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aitihya (ऐतिह्य).—n S Traditional accounts, tradition.

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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

Aitihya (ऐतिह्य).—Traditional instruction, legendary account; ऐतिह्यमनुमानं च प्रत्यक्षमपि चागमम् (aitihyamanumānaṃ ca pratyakṣamapi cāgamam) Rām.; किलेत्यैतिह्यो (kiletyaitihyo) (aitihya is regarded as one of the Pramāṇas or proofs by the Paurāṇika as and reckoned along with pratyakṣa anumāna &c.; see anubhava). प्रत्यक्षं ह्येतयोर्मूलं कृतान्तैतिह्ययोरपि (pratyakṣaṃ hyetayormūlaṃ kṛtāntaitihyayorapi) Mb.12. 218.27; श्रुतिः प्रत्यक्षमैतिह्यमनुमानं चतुष्टयम् । प्रमाणेप्वनवस्थाना- द्रिकल्पात्स विरज्यते (śrutiḥ pratyakṣamaitihyamanumānaṃ catuṣṭayam | pramāṇepvanavasthānā- drikalpātsa virajyate) || Bhāg.11.19.17.2. Tradition -a figure of speech; Kuval.123.

Derivable forms: aitihyam (ऐतिह्यम्).

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

Aitihya (ऐतिह्य).—n.

(-hyaṃ) Traditional instruction. E. itihā tradition, ñya aff.

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

Aitihya (ऐतिह्य).—i. e. iti-ha + ya, n. Oral tradition, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 87, 23.

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

Aitihya (ऐतिह्य).—[neuter] oral tradition.

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

Aitihya (ऐतिह्य):—[from aitiha] n. ([from] iti-ha), traditional instruction, tradition, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka i, 2, 1; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Aitihya (ऐतिह्य):—(hyaṃ) 1. n. Traditional instruction; history.

[Sanskrit to German]

Aitihya 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

Aitihya (ऐतिह्य) [Also spelled aetihy]:—(nm) tradition.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aitihya (ಐತಿಹ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] a legend a) the handing down orally of stories, beliefs, customs, etc. from generation to generation; b) a story, belief, custom, proverb, etc. handed down this way.

2) [noun] (phil.) the oral tradition, custom etc. that is taken as a basis for arriving at a conclusion.

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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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