Amushyayana, Āmuṣyāyaṇa: 6 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Āmuṣyāyaṇa can be transliterated into English as Amusyayana or Amushyayana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āmuṣyāyaṇa (आमुष्यायण).—a. or

-ṇaḥ (-ṇī f.) [amuṣya khyātasyāpatyaṃ naḍā° phak aluk] Well-born, a son or descendant of such a one; i. e. of an illustrious person or family; आमुष्या- यणो वै त्वमसि (āmuṣyā- yaṇo vai tvamasi) Śat. Br.; तदामुष्यायणस्य तत्रभवतः सुगृहीतनाम्नो भट्टगोपालस्य पौत्रः (tadāmuṣyāyaṇasya tatrabhavataḥ sugṛhītanāmno bhaṭṭagopālasya pautraḥ) Māl.1; Mv.1.

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

Amuṣyāyaṇa (अमुष्यायण).—mf.

(-ṇaḥ-ṇā) 1. Of respectable birth, of known origin. 2. The offspring of such a one, of a certain person, &c. E. amuṣya as in the last, and phak affix, also āmuṣyāyaṇa.

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Āmuṣyāyaṇa (आमुष्यायण).—mfn.

(-ṇaḥ-ṇī-ṇaṃ) Of an illustrious family, well born, well descended. E. amuṣya the genitive of adas this, and phak aff.

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

Āmuṣyāyaṇa (आमुष्यायण).—[masculine] the descendant of such and such, born from that race.

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

1) Āmuṣyāyaṇa (आमुष्यायण):—[from āmuṣmika] mf(ī)n. ([gana] naḍādi, [Pāṇini 4-1, 99]), a descendant of such a one, [Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. a son or descendant of an illustrious person, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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