Asahya: 11 definitions
Asahya 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 Asahy.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
asahya (असह्य).—a (S) Intolerable, insufferable, unendurable. Ex. cāndaṇēṃ dēkhōni prakāśamāna || santuṣṭa hōti itara jana || pari taskarāñcēṃ na ānandē mana || tyājakāraṇēṃ a0 ॥
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asāhya (असाह्य).—a (asahāya S) Lone, solitary, single.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
asahya (असह्य).—a Intolerable, insufferable, unen- durable.
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asāhya (असाह्य).—a Lone, single.
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
1) Unbearable, insufferable, intolerable; (dadarśa) तदपारमसह्यं च वानराणां महाबलम् (tadapāramasahyaṃ ca vānarāṇāṃ mahābalam) Rām.6.26.7; R.18.25. नववैधव्यमसह्य- वेदनम् (navavaidhavyamasahya- vedanam) Ku.4.1.
2) Impracticable, impossible (asahyaṃ draṣṭuṃ = invisible).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Asahya (असह्य).—(a-sahya) (1) adj. (in Sanskrit unendurable, insupportable; irresistible), that cannot be supported, and so in hopeless state, lost, of a ship doomed to destruction: Divyāvadāna 229.17 asahyaṃ vahanam; 502.14; (2) subst. (nt.), (what is in- supportable,) ill-health or bad luck (compare sahya): Divyāvadāna 258.16 sahyāsahyaṃ pṛṣṭvā, having asked about good or bad health (fortune); (3) m., name of a former Buddha (irresistible): Mahāvastu iii.237.8.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-hyaḥ-hyā-hyaṃ) Intolerable, unbearable. E. a neg. sahya to be borne.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Asahya (असह्य).—[adjective] intolerable, irresistible, impossible.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Asahya (असह्य):—[=a-sahya] [from a-saha] mf(ā)n. unbearable, insufferable, insuperable, [Sāma-veda; Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] impracticable, impossible, [Mahābhārata iii, 12255 [sequens]]
3) [v.s. ...] with draṣṭum, ‘impossible to be seen’ id est. invisible, [Upaniṣad]
4) [v.s. ...] lost beyond aid (as a sinking ship), [Divyāvadāna]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Asahya (असह्य):—[a-sahya] (hyaḥ-hyā-hyaṃ) a. Intolerable.
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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
Asahya (असह्य) [Also spelled asahy]:—(a) intolerable, unbearable; hence ~[tā] (nf).
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