Anyaya, Anyāya: 15 definitions


Anyaya 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 Anyay.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anyāya (अन्याय).—m (S) Injustice, iniquity, impropriety, wrong. 2 A fault, offence, crime.

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

anyāya (अन्याय).—m Injustice, iniquity. A fault, offence.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anyāya (अन्याय).—a. [na. ba.] Unjust, improper; °दण्डः (daṇḍaḥ) unjust punishment;

-yaḥ 1 Any unjust or unlawful action; see न्यायः (nyāyaḥ); नरेष्वन्यायवर्तिषु (nareṣvanyāyavartiṣu) Manusmṛti 7.16 acting unjustly, following evil courses; अन्यायेन (anyāyena) unjustly, improperly; नापृष्टः कस्यचिद् ब्रूयान्न चान्यायेन पृच्छतः (nāpṛṣṭaḥ kasyacid brūyānna cānyāyena pṛcchataḥ) Manusmṛti 2.11.

2) Injustice, impropriety.

3) Irregularity, disorder.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Anyāya (अन्याय).—see aññāya.

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

Anyāya (अन्याय).—m.

(-yaḥ) 1. Impropriety, indecorum. 2. Irregularity, disorder. E. a neg. nyāya propriety.

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Anyāya (अन्याय) or Anyāyya.—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Improper, indecorous, unbecoming, unfit. E. a neg. nyāya right.

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

Anyāya (अन्याय).—m. an unlawful act, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 189, 15; acc. n. ºyam, adv. improperly, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 51, 34. yathā-nyāya + m, adv. suitably, duly, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 190.

Anyāya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and nyāya (न्याय).

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

Anyāya (अन्याय).—[masculine] unlawfulness, injustice, impropriety. °— & [instrumental] [adverb] illegally, improperly.

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

1) Anyāya (अन्याय):—[=anyā-ya] [from anyā] 1. anyā-ya mfn. having intercourse with another’s wife, [Nalacampū or damayantīkathā]

2) [=a-nyāya] 2. a-nyāya m. unjust or unlawful action

3) [v.s. ...] impropriety, indecorum

4) [v.s. ...] irregularity, disorder.

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

Anyāya (अन्याय):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-yaḥ) 1) No-rule, no authority, a word, a sentence &c. which is not binding; used in this sense especially in philosophical Sūtras; e. g. in the Mīmāṃsā Sūtras, anyāyaścānekaśabdatvam; or anyāyaśca kṛtebhyāsaḥ; or anyāyo vānārabhyavidhānāt &c. &c.

2) Unlawfulness, injustice, an unlawful act; e. g. nyāyāpetaṃ yadanyena rājñā jñānakṛtaṃ bhavet . tadapyanyāyavihitaṃ punarnyāye niveśayet; or anyāyena hṛtā bhūmiranyāyena tu hāritā . harato hārakasyāpi dahatyāsaptamaṃ kulam.

3) Impropriety, improper conduct; e. g. iti matimānāśvasyānyāyamanāśaṅkya vikṛtimānāśvasyām (comm. asyāṃ damayantyāmanyāyaṃ parastryabhilāṣalakṣaṇamanāśaṅkya &c.); or narakasyāvatāroyaṃ pratyakṣo’smākamāgataḥ . aceṣṭā yadi hānyāyādanenātsyāmahe vayam (comm. anyāyādanaucityāt). E. a neg. or deter. and nyāya.

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

1) Anyāya (अन्याय):—(yaḥ) 1. m. Impropriety; injustice; disorder.

2) [a-nyāya] (yyaḥ-yyā-yyaṃ) a. Unfit.

3) Ānyāya (आन्याय):—[ānyā+ya] (yaḥ) 1. m. A king.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Anyāya (अन्याय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aṇṇāya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Anyaya in German

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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

Anyāya (अन्याय) [Also spelled anyay]:—(nm) injustice, wrong; inequity; ~[pūrṇa] unjust, wrong; inequitable, —[karanā] to give a raw deal, to do a wrong.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Anyāya (ಅನ್ಯಾಯ):—

1) [noun] injustice a) the quality of being unjust or unfair; lack of justice; wrong; b) an unjust act; injury; wrong.

2) [noun] ಅನ್ಯಾಯದ ಸಂಪಾದನೆ ಅಷಡ್ಡಾಳಚಲ್ಲಿ ಹೋಯಿತು [anyayada sampadane ashaddalacalli hoyitu] anyāyada sampādane aṣaḍdāḷadalli hōyitu (prov.) evil gotten, evil spent; ill-gotten wealth seldom spent proper; ಅನ್ಯಾಯ ಮಾಡುವವರಿಗೆ ಹನ್ನೆರಡು ದೇವರು [anyaya maduvavarige hanneradu devaru] anyāya māḍuvavarige hanneraḍu dēvaru (prov.) a sinner prays most.

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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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