Dautya: 12 definitions


Dautya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Dautya.—see dūtya and Dūtaka. Note: dautya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dautya (दौत्य).—n S The business of a messenger; message-bearing; an embassy or an errand.

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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

Dautya (दौत्य).—

1) Message, mission; also दौत्यकम् (dautyakam); सान्त्वयामास सप्रेमैरायास्य इति दौत्यकैः (sāntvayāmāsa sapremairāyāsya iti dautyakaiḥ) Bhāgavata 1.39.35.

2) The function of a messenger; बहून्यचष्टोभयथा मृत्योर्दौत्यकराणि च (bahūnyacaṣṭobhayathā mṛtyordautyakarāṇi ca) Bhāg. 1.42.27.

Derivable forms: dautyam (दौत्यम्).

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

Dautya (दौत्य).—n.

(-tyaṃ) An embassy or message. E. dūta a messenger, affix ṣyañ: see dūtya .

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

Dautya (दौत्य).—i. e. dūta + ya, n. The state of a messenger, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 9799.

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

Dautya (दौत्य).—[neuter] message, mission.

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

Dautya (दौत्य):—n. ([from] dūta) the state or function of a messenger, message, mission, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] etc. (yaka n., [Bhāgavata-purāṇa])

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

Dautya (दौत्य):—(tyaṃ) 1. n. An embassy or message.

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

Dautya (दौत्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ducca, Docca.

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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

Dautya (ದೌತ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] the quality, condition, duty of a) an ambassador, b) a messenger, c) a mediator or d) a servant.

2) [noun] a message conveyed or to be conveyed by a messenger, ambassador.

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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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