Asamarthya, Asāmarthya, Asamathrya: 7 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Asamthry.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Asamarthya in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Asāmarthya (असामर्थ्य).—Absence of a syntactical connection cf दध्ना पटुः । घृतेन पटुः । असामर्थ्यादत्र समासो न भविष्यति । कथम-सामर्थ्यम् । सापेक्षमसमर्थं भवतीति । न हि दध्नः पटुना सामर्थ्यम् । केन तर्हि । भुजिना । दध्ना भुङ्क्ते पटुरिति । (dadhnā paṭuḥ | ghṛtena paṭuḥ | asāmarthyādatra samāso na bhaviṣyati | kathama-sāmarthyam | sāpekṣamasamarthaṃ bhavatīti | na hi dadhnaḥ paṭunā sāmarthyam | kena tarhi | bhujinā | dadhnā bhuṅkte paṭuriti |) M. Bh. on II.1.30.

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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Asāmarthya (असामर्थ्य):—[asāmarthyaṃ] Incapability

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Asamarthya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Asāmarthya (असामर्थ्य).—n. weakness, [Pañcatantra] 69, 3. Niḥsāmarthya, i. e.

Asāmarthya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and sāmarthya (सामर्थ्य).

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

1) Asāmarthya (असामर्थ्य):—[=a-sāmarthya] n. weakness, [Pañcatantra; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. weak, decaying (as a tree), [Mahābhārata xiii, 281.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Asamarthya 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

[«previous next»] — Asamarthya in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Asāmarthya (असामर्थ्य) [Also spelled asamthry]:—(nf) see [asamarthatā].

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Asāmathrya (ಅಸಾಮಥ್ರ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] lack of ability or fitness for a task; incompetence; incapacity.

2) [noun] lack of skill, dexterity or cleverness.

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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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