Cayana: 12 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Cayana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Chayana.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cayana (चयन).—n S Collecting, gathering, heaping up. 2 m A bird-form altar formed at the celebration of a particular sacrifice: also that sacrifice.

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cayana (चयन).—f (Tsh. H) cayanabājī f ( H) Diverting one's self; roaming in gardens; rambling and jaunting: also reveling in sports and amusements, frolic and fun more gen.

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cayana (चयन).—f ( H But the ca is ts not tsh.) Rest, repose, ease.

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

cayana (चयन).—n Collecting, gathering, heaping up.

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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

Cayana (चयन).—[ci bhāve-lyuṭ]

1) The act of collecting (especially flowers &c.).

2) Piling, heaping.

3) Keeping the sacred fire.

4) Stacking wood.

Derivable forms: cayanam (चयनम्).

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

Cayana (चयन).—n.

(-naṃ) Collecting, gathering. E. ci to collect, lyuṭ aff.

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

Cayana (चयन).—i. e. ci + ana, n. Arranged fuel, [Draupadīpramātha] 2, 7.

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

Cayana (चयन).—[neuter] heaping up, gathering; heap, pile.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Cayana (चयन) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—śr. B. 1, 176. Oppert. 2133. Ii, 7371.
—Āpast. B. 1, 146.
—Baudh. by Śeṣa. B. 1, 184.

2) Cayana (चयन):—Āpast. Hz. 604.

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

1) Cayana (चयन):—[from ci] n. piling up (wood etc.), [Atharva-veda xviii, 4, 37; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa ix f.; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra xvi; Harivaṃśa 2161 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) [v.s. ...] stacked wood, [Mahābhārata iii, vii, xiv]

3) [v.s. ...] collecting, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Cayana (चयन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Collecting.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Cayana (चयन):—(von 1. ci) n. das Schichten (des Holzstosses u. s. w.) [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 18, 4, 37.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 9, 5, 2, 11. 10, 2, 5, 1.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 16, 6, 14.] —

2) das aufgeschichtete Holz u.s.w.: huto gniścayane yathaiva [Duaupadīpramātha 2, 7.] yena bhāgīrathī gaṅgā cayanaiḥ kāñcanaiścitā [Mahābhārata 7, 2249.] śuśubhe cayanaṃ tatra dakṣasyeva prajāpateḥ [14, 2634. 2633.] — Vgl. agnicayana .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Cayana (चयन):—n.

1) das Schichten.

2) Schicht , Aufwurf.

context information

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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Cayana (चयन) [Also spelled chayan]:—(nm) selection; picking up; compiling; —[samiti] selection committee.

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