Dakshinatya, Dākṣiṇātya: 16 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Dākṣiṇātya can be transliterated into English as Daksinatya or Dakshinatya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Dakshinaty.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
1) Dākṣiṇātyā (दाक्षिणात्य) refers to one of the four pravṛtti (‘local usage’); it is a Sanskrit technical term defined in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 6. These pravṛttis provide information regarding costumes, languages, and manners in different countries of the world.
2) Dākṣiṇātyā (दाक्षिणात्या) refers to one of the seven “major dialects” (bhāṣā) in language, according to Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 18. Accordingly, “to soldiers, gamesters, police chief of the city and the like should be assigned Dākṣiṇātyā”.
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dākṣiṇātya (दाक्षिणात्य).—a S Southerly or southern.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
dākṣiṇātya (दाक्षिणात्य).—a Southerly or southern.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Belonging to or living in the south, southern; अस्ति दाक्षिणात्ये जनपदे महिलारोप्यं नाम नगरम् (asti dākṣiṇātye janapade mahilāropyaṃ nāma nagaram) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.
-tyaḥ A southerner, a native of the Deccan; आरम्भशूराः खलु दाक्षिणात्याः (ārambhaśūrāḥ khalu dākṣiṇātyāḥ).
2) The cocoa-nut.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tyaḥ-tyā-tyaṃ) Southerly, southern, belonging to or produced in the south. m.
(-tryaḥ) The cocoanut. E. dākṣiṇa southern, and tyak aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dākṣiṇātya (दाक्षिणात्य).—i. e. dakṣiṇā + tya + a, I. adj. Southern, Mahābhārata 1, 4690; [Pañcatantra] 3, 9. Ii. m. 1. pl. The nations of the south, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 82, 7. 2. The south, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 6200.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dākṣiṇātya (दाक्षिणात्य).—[adjective] southerly, belonging to the Dekhan; [masculine] or [neuter] the south, [masculine] [plural] the inhabitants of the Dekhan.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Dākṣiṇātya (दाक्षिणात्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—some or other southern poet. [Sūktikarṇāmṛta by Śrīdharadāsa] Padyāvalī.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dākṣiṇātya (दाक्षिणात्य):—[from dākṣiṇa] mf(ā)n. ([from] dakṣiṇā ind., [Pāṇini 4-2, 98]) southerly, southern, belonging to or living in or coming from the south or Deccan, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] (also tyaka mf(tyikā)n., [Pāṇini 7-3, 44], [vArttika] 5, [Patañjali])
3) [v.s. ...] m. (or n. ?) the south, [Harivaṃśa 6200]
4) [v.s. ...] m. cocoa-nut, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] [plural] inhabitants of the Deccan, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dākṣiṇātya (दाक्षिणात्य):—[(tyaḥ-tyā-tyaṃ) a.] Southerly, southern. m. The cocoanut.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Dākṣiṇātya (दाक्षिणात्य) [Also spelled dakshinaty]:—(a) southern; (nm) a southerner.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] of or relating to the southern region (esp. of South India).
2) [adjective] relating to the customs, style, etc. of the southern region (esp. of South India).
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1) [noun] a man belonging to originating from, the southern region of a country (specifically, of South India); a south Indian.
2) [noun] (mus.) name of a rāga (musical mode).
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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