Dayada, Dāyāda, Daya-ada, Dāyādā: 10 definitions


Dayada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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 geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Dāyāda.—(CII 4), an agnate. (LL), Buddhist; an heir of the faith. Note: dāyāda 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 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

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dāyāda : (m.) inheritance. (adj.) (in cpds.) inheriting.

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

Dāyāda, (Sk. dāyāda=dāya+ā-da receiving the (son’s) portion, same formation on ground of sam̊e idea as Lat. heres=*ghero+ē—do receiver of what is left: see Brugmann, Album Kern p. 29 sq.) heir M.I, 86=Nd2 199; S.I, 69, 90; IV, 72; A.III, 72 sq.; J.III, 181; VI, 151; Kh VIII, 5. Often fig. with kamma° one who inherits his own deeds (see kamma 3 A b & cpds.): M.I, 390 sq.; A.V, 289; & as dhamma° (spiritual heir) opposed to āmisa° (material h.): M.I, 12; It.101; also as dhamma° D.III, 84; as brahma° M.II, 84; D.III, 83.—adāyāda not having an heir S.I, 69; J.V, 267. See dāyajja & dāyādaka. (Page 319)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dāyāda (दायाद).—m (S) An heir. Hence a kinsman near or remote.

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

dāyāda (दायाद).—m An heir. A kinsman near or remote.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dāyāda (दायाद).—[dāyamādatte, ādā-ka]

1) one entitled to a share of patrimony; an heir; पुमान् दायादोऽदायादा स्त्री (pumān dāyādo'dāyādā strī) Nir.; Y.2.118; Ms.8.16.

2) a son; दितेर्द्वावेव दायादौ दैत्यदानववन्दितौ (diterdvāveva dāyādau daityadānavavanditau) Bhāg.6.18.11.

3) a relative, kinsman, near or remote; स्थितः प्रास्तस्य दायादैर्भ्रातुर्ज्येष्ठस्य शासने (sthitaḥ prāstasya dāyādairbhrāturjyeṣṭhasya śāsane) Ki.11.45; a distant descendant; अयमिक्ष्वाकुदायादः (ayamikṣvākudāyādaḥ) Rām.1.6.2.

4) a claimant or pretender in general; गवां गोषु वा दायादः (gavāṃ goṣu vā dāyādaḥ) Sk.

Derivable forms: dāyādaḥ (दायादः).

Dāyāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dāya and āda (आद).

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Dāyādā (दायादा).—

1) an heiress.

2) a daughter.

Dāyādā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dāya and ādā (आदा). See also (synonyms): dāyādī.

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

Dāyāda (दायाद).—m.

(-daḥ) 1. A son. 2. A kinsman, near or remote. 3. An heir. f. (-dā-dī) A daughter, an heiress. E. dāya a portion, āṅ prefixed to to take, affix ka.

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

Dāyāda (दायाद).—i. e. dāya-ā-da, m. 1. A heir, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 160. 2. A son, a kinsman, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 110, 35; 1, 60, 2.

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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. 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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