Atya, Ātyā: 7 definitions

Introduction

Atya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ātyā (आत्या).—f (āta) A respectful term of compellation or address for a paternal aunt. 2 m A term of courteous address or mention for a male.

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

ātyā (आत्या).—f A respectful term of address for a paternal aunt. ātyābāīlā miśā asatyā tara kākā mhaṭalēṃ asatēṃ A sneering expression aimed at a man who tries to deceive or satisfy himself by imagining an impossibility.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Atya (अत्य).—[atati śīghraṃ gacchati, at kartari yat] A courser, steed.

Derivable forms: atyaḥ (अत्यः).

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

Atya (अत्य).—m.

(-tyaḥ) A horse, from the Vedas. E. ata to go constantly. yat aff.

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

Aṭyā (अट्या).—[aṭ + yā], f. Wandering about.

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Atya (अत्य).—[at + ya], m. A horse, Chr. 290, 6 = [Rigveda.] 1, 64, 6.

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

Aṭyā (अट्या).—[feminine] roaming.

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Atya (अत्य).—[adjective] hastening, running, swift; [masculine] courser, horse, [feminine] ā mare.

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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. 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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