Dayana, Dāyana, Ḍayana: 10 definitions

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Dayana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dāyana : (m.) mowing.

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

Dāyana, (nt.) (see dayati) cutting; °agga the first of what has been cut (on fields) DhA.I, 98; °atthaṃ for the purpose of mowing DhA.III, 285. (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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ḍayana (डयन).—

1) Flight.

2) A litter carried upon men's shoulders, palanquin.

Derivable forms: ḍayanam (डयनम्).

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

Ḍayana (डयन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. A car or litter carried upon men’s shoulders, a Palanquin, a Duli. 2. Flying in the air, the flight of a bird. E. ḍī to fly aff lyuṭ.

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

1) Ḍayana (डयन):—a See √ḍī.

2) [from ḍī] b n. a bird’s flight, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] a palanquin, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Ḍayana (डयन):—(naṃ) 1. n. A car or litter carried on the shoulders; a flying.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dayana 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Dāyaṇa (दायण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Dāna.

2) Dāyaṇā (दायणा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Dāpanā.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ḍayana (ಡಯನ):—

1) [noun] the act, manner or power of flying or moving in the sky; a flying; flight.

2) [noun] a box-type, covered litter carried on the shoulders of men carrying, esp. ladies.

3) [noun] the act or manner of running of a chariot.

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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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