Amanya, Amānya: 5 definitions



Amanya 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 Amany.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

amānya (अमान्य).—a (S) Unacceptable unto; unapproved or disliked by. 2 Unapproving, disallowing, unacquiescing in.

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

amānya (अमान्य).—a Unacceptable to, unapproved by. Disallowing, unacquiescing in.

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

Amānya (अमान्य).—mfn.

(-nyaḥ-nyā-nyaṃ) To be disresepected. E. a neg. mānya to be respected. Also amānanīya and amānitavya.

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

Amānya (अमान्य):—[a-mānya] (nyaḥ-nyā-nyaṃ) a. Disrespected.

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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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Amānya (अमान्य) [Also spelled amany]:—(a) unacceptable; not respectable; invalid; ~[] invalidity, non-acceptability; non-recognition.

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