Gadya: 13 definitions
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Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature
Gadya (गद्य).—The Classical metres are divided into three types viz. 1. vṛtta or varṇa, 2. mātrā or jāti 3. gadya. As the metres are used in padyas, there are also metres, prescribed for gadyas. Gaṅgādāsa (authr of Chandomañjarī), Raghunātha Dāsa (author of Vṛttāvalī), Gopīnātha Pātra (author of Kavicintāmaṇi) advocate about these kind of metres in a certain method. Candraśekhara (author of Vṛttamauktika) divides the whole vāṅmaya in two groups i.e. padya and gadya. He defines gadya as the composition, which is distracted with pāda. He again divides the gadya into three viz. Cūrṇaka, Utkalikāprāya and Vṛttagandhi.
Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Gadyā.—abbreviation of gadyāṇa (q. v.). Note: gadyā 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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Gadyā.—abbreviation of gadyāṇa. Note: gadyā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
gadya (गद्य).—n (S) A sentence or distinct portion of a composition not metrical, yet framed in accordance with rhythm or harmony; an elaborated period; a wrought piece of prose composition. 2 Unmetrical composition gen., common prose. gadyarūpa or gadyātmaka Consisting of prose.
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gāḍyā (गाड्या).—a unc (gāḍaṇēṃ) That buries. Pr. gāḍyācī vāṭa āṇī gāḍalyācī vāṭa ēkaca The burier and the buried go the same way.
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gāḍyā (गाड्या).—m (Ship-term.) The keel.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
gadya (गद्य).—n Common prose. An elaborated piece of prose composition.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Gadya (गद्य).—pot. p. [gad-yat] To be spoken or uttered; गद्यमेतत्त्वया मम (gadyametattvayā mama) Bk.6.47.
-dyam Prose, elaborate prose composition, composition not metrical yet framed with due regard to harmony; one of the three classes into which all compositions may be divided; see Kāv.1.11.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-dyaḥ-dyā-dyaṃ) To be spoken or uttered. n.
(-dyaṃ) Prose E. gad to speak, affix yat.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gadya (गद्य).—[adjective] to be spoken; [neuter] speech, prose.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Gadya (गद्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—by Rāmānuja. Rice. 138. See Gadyatraya.
—[commentary] Oppert. 416. 887. 5025. 5470. 5849. 6326. 6327. 7923.
1) Gadya (गद्य):—[from gad] mfn. ([Pāṇini 3-1, 100]) to be spoken or uttered, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya vi, 47]
2) [v.s. ...] n. prose, composition not metrical yet framed in accordance with harmony, elaborate prose composition, [Mahābhārata iii, 966; Kāvyādarśa; Sāhitya-darpaṇa etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gadya (गद्य):—(dyaṃ) 1. n. Prose. a. Spoken.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Gadya (गद्य):—(von gad) [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 3, 1, 100.] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 26, 15.]
1) adj. zu sagen: gadyametattvayā mama [Bhaṭṭikavya 6, 47.] —
2) n. [Amarakoṣa 3, 6, 3, 31.] ungebundene Rede: yajuṣāmṛcāṃ sāmnāṃ ca gadyānāṃ caiva sarvaśaḥ . āsīduccāryamāṇānāṃ nisvano hṛdayaṃgamaḥ .. [Mahābhārata 3, 966.] [Sāhityadarpana 566. 568.] gadyapadyamaya [569. 570.]
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2) [kāvyādarśa.1,11. 23.] [Oxforder Handschriften 198,b,2 v. u. 199,a,1. fgg. 207,a,5.] ein Satz in Prosa [WEBER, Rāmatāpanīya Upaniṣad 362.] rāmāyaṇakāvya ein Rām. in Prosa [UJJVAL.] zu [Uṇādisūtra 4, 139.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) Adj. zu sagen. —
2) n. gesprochene , so v.a. ungebundene Rede , ein Satz in Prosa.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Gadya (गद्य):—(nm) prose; —[kāvya] prose-poetry; [gadyātmaka] prosaic.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Gadyabandha, Gadyachintamani, Gadyacintamani, Gadyala, Gadyala Jumpalela, Gadyala-jumpalela, Gadyalaka, Gadyali, Gadyana, Gadyana-ponnu, Gadyanaka, Gadyapadya, Gadyapadyamaya, Gadyapadyatmaka, Gadyaramayanakavya, Gadyarupa, Gadyatmaka, Gadyatraya, Gadyavallari, Gadyavritta.
Ends with (+9): Agadya, Bhalagadya, Bhanagadya, Dagadya, Dhangadya, Gadgadya, Ganeshagadya, Ghongadya, Hayagrivagadya, Jayagadya, Khelagadya, Krishnarajagadya, Magadya, Nigadya, Pragadya, Ragadya, Raghuviragadya, Rogadya, Sangadya, Satyayugadya.
Full-text (+15): Gadyavritta, Vrittagandhi, Campu, Utkalikapraya, Gadyapadyamaya, Curnaka, Gadyaramayanakavya, Vaikunthagadya, Shrirangagadya, Sharanagatigadya, Vayugadya, Gaddalika, Vyasagadya, Lalitagadyanirupana, Raghuviragadya, Hayagrivagadya, Padya, Curnika, Aviddhacurna, Lalitacurna.
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