Dvyamushyayanaka, Dvyāmuṣyāyaṇaka, Dvy-amushyayanaka: 1 definition



Dvyamushyayanaka 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.

The Sanskrit term Dvyāmuṣyāyaṇaka can be transliterated into English as Dvyamusyayanaka or Dvyamushyayanaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

1) Dvyāmuṣyāyaṇaka (द्व्यामुष्यायणक):—[=dvy-āmuṣyāyaṇaka] [from dvy] m. descended from 2 persons, being the Āmuṣyāyaṇa (sub voce) to 2 people, [Nārada-smṛti, nāradīya-dharma-śāstra; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] a boy who remains heir to his father though adopted by another, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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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