Anayana, Ānayana, Anāyana: 13 definitions
Anayana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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 Anayan.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ānayana (आनयन).—n S Bringing or fetching.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
ānayana (आनयन).—n Fetching, bringing.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Anāyana (अनायन).—a. [na āyanaṃ cālanaṃ yatra] Invariable (ekānta).
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2) Investiture with the sacred thread (cf. upanaya).
Derivable forms: ānayanam (आनयनम्).
See also (synonyms): ānaya.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Bringing. 2. Investiture with the sacred thread. E. āṅ before ṇīñ to get, affix lyuṭ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ānayana (आनयन).—i. e. ā-nī + ana, n. 1. Bringing near, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 12, 27. 2. Escorting, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 48, 21.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ānayana (आनयन).—[neuter] bringing towards, back, or about.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ānayana (आनयन):—[=ā-nayana] [from ā-nī] n. bringing, leading near, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] producing, working
3) [v.s. ...] calculating.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Ānayana (आनयन) [Also spelled anayan]:—(nm) to bring closer/nearer, to carry towards.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Āṇayaṇa (आणयण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Ānayana.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the act of conveying inwards; a bringing.
2) [noun] investitute with the sacred thread.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Anayanaprayoga.
Ends with (+135): Abdanayana, Abhipranayana, Abjanayana, Agnipranayana, Agnishomapranayana, Amburuhanayana, Analanayana, Animeshanayana, Animishanayana, Anyonyapakshanayana, Apanayana, Araktanayana, Aralapakshmanayana, Ardranayana, Arkanayana, Asamanayana, Ashvatthopanayana, Asitanayana, Atipranayana, Avanayana.
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