Dhanaya, Dhanāyā, Dhānaya: 5 definitions


Dhanaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhanāyā (धनाया).—Avarice, greed, covetousness.

See also (synonyms): dhanaka.

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Dhānaya (धानय).—Coriander.

Derivable forms: dhānayaḥ (धानयः).

See also (synonyms): dhānaka.

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

Dhanāya (धनाय).—a [denominative.] derived from dhana by ya, [Parasmaipada.], [Ātmanepada.] To be desirous of (with gen.), Mahābhārata 5, 4510.

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

1) Dhanāya (धनाय):—[from dhan] [Nominal verb] [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] yati, te, to wish for wealth or money, be desirous of ([genitive case] [dative case] or [accusative]), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Mahābhārata; Kirātārjunīya]

2) Dhanāyā (धनाया):—[from dhanāya > dhan] f. desire of w°, covetousness, [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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