Gadhya: 4 definitions


Gadhya 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

Gadhya (गध्य).—a. Ved. To be seized (as booty); ऋज्रा वाजं न गध्यं युयूषन् (ṛjrā vājaṃ na gadhyaṃ yuyūṣan) Ṛgveda 4.16.11.

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

1) Gadhya (गध्य):—[from gadh] mfn. ([Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska iv, 2; Nirukta, by Yāska v, 15]) to be seized or gained as booty, [Ṛg-veda iv, 16, 11 and 16; 38, 4; vi, 10, 6 and 26, 2]

2) [v.s. ...] cf. vāja-gandhya.

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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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