Atishayana, Atiśāyana, Atiśayana: 9 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Atiśāyana and Atiśayana can be transliterated into English as Atisayana or Atishayana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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

Atiśāyana (अतिशायन).—Excellence, surpassing; the same as अतिशय (atiśaya) in V. Pr. V. 2 cf. अतिशायने तमबिष्ठनौ (atiśāyane tamabiṣṭhanau) P. V. 3.55, also cf. भूमनिन्दाप्रशंसासु नित्ययोगेऽतिशायने । संसर्गेऽ स्तिविवक्षायां भवन्ति मतुबादयः (bhūmanindāpraśaṃsāsu nityayoge'tiśāyane | saṃsarge' stivivakṣāyāṃ bhavanti matubādayaḥ) M. Bh. on V.2.94, where अतिशायन (atiśāyana) means अतिशाय (atiśāya). Patañjali, commenting on P. V.3.55 clearly remarks that for अतिशय (atiśaya), or for अतिशयन (atiśayana), the old grammarians, out of fancy only, used the term अतिशायन (atiśāyana) as it was a current term in popular usage; cf. देश्याः सूत्रनिबन्धाः क्रियन्ते यावद् ब्रूयात् प्रकर्षे अतिशय इति तावदतिशायन इति (deśyāḥ sūtranibandhāḥ kriyante yāvad brūyāt prakarṣe atiśaya iti tāvadatiśāyana iti) M. Bh. on , P. V.3.55.

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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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[«previous next»] — Atishayana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Atiśayana (अतिशयन).—a. [śī-bhāve-lyuṭa] Surpassing, (in comp.); great, eminent, abundant.

-nam Excess, abundance, superfluity.

-nī Name of a metre of four lines, also called चित्रलेखा (citralekhā).

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Atiśāyana (अतिशायन).—[śī-lyuṭ] Excellence, superiority, पर्यायात्परमतिशायनस्य वा यत् (paryāyātparamatiśāyanasya vā yat) Mv.4.15; अतिशायने तमविष्ठनौ (atiśāyane tamaviṣṭhanau) (superlative affixes) P.V.3.55.

Derivable forms: atiśāyanam (अतिशायनम्).

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

Atiśayana (अतिशयन).—adv. n.

(-naṃ) See atiśaya. E. lyuṭ added to the preceding.

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Atiśāyana (अतिशायन).—adv. n.

(-naṃ) adj. mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Much, excessive. E. atiśaya, and lyuṭ the ante-pen, lengthened.

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

Atiśayana (अतिशयन).—[feminine] atiśayanī & atiśayin [adjective] excellent.

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

1) Atiśayana (अतिशयन):—[=ati-śayana] [from ati-śī] mf(ī)n. eminent, abundant

2) Atiśāyana (अतिशायन):—[=ati-śāyana] [from ati-śī] n. excelling

3) [v.s. ...] excessiveness.

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

Atiśayana (अतिशयन):—I. m. f. n.

(-naḥ-nī-nam) Very much, excessive. Ii. f.

(-nī) A metre regulated by number and quantity; a variety of the class called atyaṣṭi (q. v.) and consisting of a stanza of four lines with the following feet in each line: {??} Also called citralekhā. Iii. n.

(-nam) used as adverb. Excessively. E. śī with ati, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.

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Atiśāyana (अतिशायन):—n.

(-nam) Excellence, superiority, excessiveness. atiśāyanam used as adverb. E. śī with ati, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.

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

Atiśāyana (अतिशायन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aisāyaṇa.

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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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