Deya: 8 definitions

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Introduction:

Deya 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Deya (देय).—A Sukha god.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 19.

1b) A Mukhya gaṇa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 18.
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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.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Deya.—(IE 8-5), periodical offerings to be presented to the king or landlord; cf. ādeya, deya-meya. Note: deya 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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dēya (देय).—a S To be given; fit or necessary or proposed to be given; due.

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

dēya (देय).—a To be given; fit or necessary or proposed to be given.

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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

Deya (देय).—a. [dā karmaṇi yat]

1) To be given, offered or presented; R.3.16; (see adeya).

2) Fit to be given, proper for a gift.

3) To be returned; or restored; विभावितैकदेशेन देयं यदभियुज्यते (vibhāvitaikadeśena deyaṃ yadabhiyujyate) V.4.33; Ms.8.139,185.

4) To be shown.

5) To be given in marriage.

6) To be paid (as a debt &c.).

7) To be placed, put, applied, laid, &c.; see दा () above.

8) To be ceded (road); पन्था देयो वरस्य च (panthā deyo varasya ca) Ms.2.138.

-yam A gift, donation,

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Deya (देय).—See under दा ().

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

Deya (देय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) To given, fit or proper for a gift. E. to give, karmaṇi yat affix, and the vowel changed.

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

Deya (देय).—[adjective] to be given, granted, married, restored, committed; [neuter] impers, as subst. gift, offering, present, pay.

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

1) Deya (देय):—mfn. (√1. ) to be given or presented or granted or shown

2) fit or proper for a gift, [Atharva-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

3) to be or being given in matrimony (cf. brahma-)

4) to be delivered or handed over, [Manu-smṛti viii, 185]

5) to be ceded (road), [Manu-smṛti ii, 138]

6) to be returned, [Vikramorvaśī iv, 33]

7) to be paid (as a debt, wages, taxes etc.), [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya]

8) to be laid or set to (as fire), [Mahābhārata; Bhāvaprakāśa]

9) n. giving, gift (cf. a-, bala-, magha-, rādho-, vasu-, vaira-)

10) tax, tribute, [Mahābhārata xii, 3308]

11) water (?), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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