Anadhyayana: 7 definitions


Anadhyayana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anadhyayana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anadhyayana (अनध्ययन).—[na. ta.] Not studying, intermission of study; the time when there is or ought to be such intermission, a holiday (°divasaḥ); अद्य शिष्टानध्यायः (adya śiṣṭānadhyāyaḥ) Uttararāmacarita 4 a holiday (given) in honour of distinguished guests. See Manusmṛti 2.15-6;4.13-4;15-8;117-8, 126 &c.

Derivable forms: anadhyayanam (अनध्ययनम्).

See also (synonyms): anadhyāya.

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

Anadhyayana (अनध्ययन).—n. neglecting to read the sacred books, Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 1260.

Anadhyayana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms an and adhyayana (अध्ययन).

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

Anadhyayana (अनध्ययन).—[neuter] want of study.

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

Anadhyayana (अनध्ययन):—[=an-adhyayana] n. not reading or studying, intermission of study, [Manu-smṛti etc.]

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

Anadhyayana (अनध्ययन):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-nam) Want or intermission of reading or study, especially of the Vedas. E. a neg. and adhyayana.

[Sanskrit to German]

Anadhyayana in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anadhyayana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Anadhyayana (ಅನಧ್ಯಯನ):—

1) [noun] a respite from studying; intermission of study.

2) [noun] an interval of time during which study, esp. of the Vedas should not be carried on; academic vacation.

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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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