Atyash, Atyaś, Ati-ash: 2 definitions



Atyash means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Atyaś can be transliterated into English as Atyas or Atyash, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Atyaś (अत्यश्).—eat before ([accusative]).

Atyaś is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ati and (अश्).

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Atyas (अत्यस्).—be beyond, surpass ([accusative]).

Atyas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ati and as (अस्).

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

1) Atyaś (अत्यश्):—[=aty-aś] -√2. to precede in eating, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata];

—to eat too much, [Bhagavad-gītā]

2) Atyas (अत्यस्):—[=aty-as] 1. aty-√1. as (Imper. -astu) to excel, surpass, [Ṛg-veda vii, 1, 14; Atharva-veda]

3) [v.s. ...] 2. aty-√2. as to shoot beyond, overwhelm, overpower (as with arrows).

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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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