Avakraya: 10 definitions

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Avakraya 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avakraya (अवक्रय).—

1) Price.

2) Wages, hire, farm rent.

3) Letting out to hire, leasing; Y.2.238.

4) A tax or tribute (to be paid to the king), duty (rājagrāhyaṃ dravyam Sk.).

Derivable forms: avakrayaḥ (अवक्रयः).

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

Avakraya (अवक्रय).—m.

(-yaḥ) Price. E. ava, and krī to buy, ac aff.

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

Avakraya (अवक्रय).—i. e. ava-krī + a m. Letting out, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 2, 238.

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

Avakraya (अवक्रय).—[masculine] letting or hiring out; rent, price.

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

1) Avakraya (अवक्रय):—[=ava-kraya] [from ava-krī] m. letting out to hire, [Yājñavalkya ii, 238]

2) [v.s. ...] rent, revenue, [Pāṇini 4-4, 50.]

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

Avakraya (अवक्रय):—[ava-kraya] (yaḥ) 1. m. Price; binding.

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

Avakraya (अवक्रय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Avakkaya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Avakraya 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avakraya (ಅವಕ್ರಯ):—

1) [noun] a payment for the temporary possession or use of a house, land or other property, made, usually at fixed intervals, by the tenant or user to the owner; rent.

2) [noun] the amount of money, etc. asked, payable or paid for something; cost; charge; price.

3) [noun] the little pay given to an unskilled labourer; coolie.

4) [noun] a renting out a house, land or other property for the temporary possession or use on payment of a prefixed amount at regular intervals.

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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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