Akhya, Ākhyā, Ākhya: 7 definitions

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Akhya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Ākhyā (आख्या).—Designation, conventional name; cf. देवदत्तो मुण्ड्यपि जट्यपि त्यामा-ख्यां न जहाति (devadatto muṇḍyapi jaṭyapi tyāmā-khyāṃ na jahāti) M. Bh. on I.1.1; cf. also स्वमज्ञातिघनाख्यायाम् (svamajñātighanākhyāyām) P.I.1.35; cf. also वर्णः कारोत्तरो वर्णाख्या (varṇaḥ kārottaro varṇākhyā) Tai. Prāt. I. 16.

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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu

Ākhyā (आख्या) is a synonym for Deśa (“region”), according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands [viz., Ākhyā], soil, mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees and plants and substances, with their various kinds.

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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

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ākhyā : (f.) name.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ākhyā (आख्या).—f (S) Renown, fame, celebrity. 2 Popular talk or rumor. 3 S A name or an appellation.

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

ākhyā (आख्या).—f Renown. A name. A rumour.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ākhyā (आख्या).—2 P.

1) (a) To tell, say, inform, communicate, narrate (usually with dat. of person); इमानि शुक्लानि यजूंषि वाजसनेयेन याज्ञवल्क्येनाख्यायन्ते (imāni śuklāni yajūṃṣi vājasaneyena yājñavalkyenākhyāyante) Bṛ. Up.6.5.3. ते रामाय वधोपायमाचख्युर्विबुधद्विषः (te rāmāya vadhopāyamācakhyurvibudhadviṣaḥ) R.15.5,41,71,93;12.42, 91; आख्याहि मे को भवानुग्ररूपो (ākhyāhi me ko bhavānugrarūpo) Bg.11.31,18.63; Me.1; Ms.8.224,9.73, Y.1.66,2.65; sometimes with gename of person; आख्याहि भद्रे प्रियदर्शनस्य (ākhyāhi bhadre priyadarśanasya) Pt.4.15; केनाहं तवा- ख्यातः (kenāhaṃ tavā- khyātaḥ) Mb. (b) To declare, announce, signify; धनुर्भृतोऽ- प्यस्य दयार्द्रभावमाख्यातम् (dhanurbhṛto'- pyasya dayārdrabhāvamākhyātam) R.2.11.

2) To call, denominate, name; सुवर्णबिन्दुरित्याख्यायते (suvarṇabindurityākhyāyate) Māl.9; R.1.21, Ms.4.6.

3) To look at, count; to recite (Ved.). -Caus. (khyāpayati)

1) To cause to tell or narrate.

2) To declare.

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Ākhya (आख्य).—a. A narrator; संपतन्ति च मे शिष्याः प्रवृत्ताख्याः पुरीमितः (saṃpatanti ca me śiṣyāḥ pravṛttākhyāḥ purīmitaḥ) Rām.6.124.16.

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Ākhyā (आख्या).—[ā-khyāyate anayā; ākhyā-aṅ P.III.3.16]

1) A name, appellation; किं वा शकुन्तलेत्यस्य मातुराख्या (kiṃ vā śakuntaletyasya māturākhyā) Ś.7,7.33; पश्चादुमाख्यां सुमुखी जगाम (paścādumākhyāṃ sumukhī jagāma) Ku.1.26; तपाख्यया भुवि पप्रथे (tapākhyayā bhuvi paprathe) R.15.11 become known by that name; often at the end of compounds meaning 'named' or 'called'; अथ किमाख्यस्य राजर्षेः सा धर्मपत्नी (atha kimākhyasya rājarṣeḥ sā dharmapatnī) Ś.7; रघुवंशाख्यं काव्यम् (raghuvaṃśākhyaṃ kāvyam) &c.

2) Appearance, aspect; न हि तस्य विकल्पाख्या या च मद्वीक्षया हता (na hi tasya vikalpākhyā yā ca madvīkṣayā hatā) Bhāg.11.18.37.

3) Beauty, splendour; वृसीषु रुचिराख्यासु निषेदुः काञ्चनीषु ते (vṛsīṣu rucirākhyāsu niṣeduḥ kāñcanīṣu te) Rām.7.6.12.

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

Ākhyā (आख्या).—f.

(-khyā) A name or appellation. E. khyā to say, āṅ prefixed, aṅ and ṭāp fem. affs.

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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. 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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