Bahulya, Bāhulya: 17 definitions

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Bahulya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Bahuly.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Bāhulya (बाहुल्य):—[bāhulyaṃ] Excess

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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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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Bāhulya (बाहुल्य) refers to an “abundance” (of food-supply), according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 8), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “The years of Jupiter (bṛhaspati) take their names from the several Nakṣatras in which he reappears after his conjunction with the Sun; and these names are identical with the names of the lunar months. [...] In the Āśvayuja year of Jupiter, the rainfall will be incessant; mankind will be happy and prosperous; all living creatures will grow strong and food supply will be abundant [i.e., anna-bāhulya]”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Bāhulya, (nt.) (fr. bahula, the Sk. form for P. bāhulla) abundance Sdhp. 77. (Page 487)

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bāhulya (बाहुल्य).—n (S) Abundance, copiousness, plenty.

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

bāhulya (बाहुल्य).—n Plenty, abundance.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bāhulya (बाहुल्य).—

1) Abundance, plenty, copiousness.

2) Manifoldness, multiplicity, variety.

3) The usual course or common order of things. (bāhulyāt, -lyena 1 usually, commonly.

2) in all probability.)

Derivable forms: bāhulyam (बाहुल्यम्).

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

Bāhulya (बाहुल्य).—n.

(-lyaṃ) Plenty, abundance, quantity. E. bahala, and ṣyañ aff.

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

Bāhulya (बाहुल्य).—i. e. bahula + ya, n. Plenty, [Hitopadeśa] 47, 5, M. M.

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

Bāhulya (बाहुल्य).—[neuter] abundance, multitude, commonness, ordinary state of things; [ablative] [adverb] usually, likely, probably.

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

1) Bāhulya (बाहुल्य):—[from bāhula > bāhu] n. abundance, plenty, multitude, variety, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] the usual course or common order of things, [Harivaṃśa]

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

Bāhulya (बाहुल्य):—(lyaṃ) 1. n. Plenty, abundance.

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

Bāhulya (बाहुल्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Bāhulla.

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Bahulya 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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bāhulya (बाहुल्य) [Also spelled bahuly]:—(nm) abundance, plenty.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bāhulya (ಬಾಹುಲ್ಯ):—[noun] = ಬಾಹುಳ್ಯ [bahulya].

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Bāhuḷya (ಬಾಹುಳ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] the condition or quality of being abundant; plentifulness; abundance.

2) [noun] importance as to cause or influence; consequence.

3) [noun] the fact, quality or condition of being wide; wideness; width.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Bāhulya (बाहुल्य):—n. ampleness; profusion; abundance;

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