Ananya, aka: Ānaṇya, Āṇaṇya; 6 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Ananya (अनन्य).—Not different, the same: cf. एकदेशविकृतमनन्यवत् (ekadeśavikṛtamananyavat) that which has got a change regarding one of its parts is by no means something else; Par. Śek. Pari. 37.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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ānaṇya : (nt.) freedom from debt.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Ānaṇya, (nt.) (Sk. ānṛṇya, so also BSk. e. g. Jtm 3118; from a + ṛṇa, P. iṇa but also aṇa in composition, thus an-aṇa as base of ānaṇya) freedom from debt D.I, 73; A.III, 354 (Ep. of Nibbāna, cp. anaṇa); Nd1 160; Vism.44; DA.I, 3. (Page 100)

— or —

Āṇaṇya, see ānaṇya. (Page 97)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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

ananya (अनन्य).—a (S) That has no other (object of worship, protector, patron, resource, mind, purpose &c.) Ex. jē viṣayapara kāmanāyukta || tuja jē ananya bhajata ||. ananya forms compounds, such as ananya āśraya -kārya -citta -parāyaṇa -buddhi -bhakta -sādhanaṃ and others. The most valuable occur in order.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

Ananya (अनन्य).—a.

1) Not different, identical, same, not other than, self; अनन्या राघवस्याहं भास्करस्य प्रभा यथा । सा हि सत्याभिंसन्धाना तथानन्या च भर्तरि (ananyā rāghavasyāhaṃ bhāskarasya prabhā yathā | sā hi satyābhiṃsandhānā tathānanyā ca bhartari) Rām. cf. Rām.5.21.15.

2) Sole, unique, without a second.

3) [nāsti anyaḥ viṣayo yasya] Undivided, undistracted (mind &c.); having no other object or person to think of &c.; अनन्याश्चिन्तयन्तो मां ये जनाः पर्युपासते (ananyāścintayanto māṃ ye janāḥ paryupāsate) Bg.9.22. In comp. अनन्य (ananya) may be translated by 'not by another', 'directed or devoted to no one else', 'having no other object'.

4) unopposed; अनन्यां पृथिवीं भुङ्क्ते सर्वभूतहिते रतः (ananyāṃ pṛthivīṃ bhuṅkte sarvabhūtahite rataḥ) Kau. A.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ananya (अनन्य).—mfn.

(-nyaḥ-nyā-nyaṃ) 1 One, sole, without any other. 2. Same, identical. E. an neg. anya other.

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