Gamaniya, Gamanīya: 9 definitions


Gamaniya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

gamanīya : (adj.) ought to go; fit to be gone.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Gamanīya, (adj.; grd to gam) 1. as grd. to gacchati: (a place where one) ought to go; in a° not to be gone to (+ṭhāna) VvA.72.—2. as grd. to gameti: in bhogā pahāya gamanīyā (riches that have) to be given up (by leaving) Kh VIII, 8 (see expl. as KhA 223); PvA.87 (=kālikā, transient). (Page 245)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gamanīya (गमनीय).—a S (Proper or possible to be gone unto or upon) i. e. accessible, passable, that may be reached, approached, traveled over. 2 fig. Practicable, feasible, attainable.

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

gamanīya (गमनीय).—a Accessible. Practicable, alter- able.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gamanīya (गमनीय).—pot. p.

1) Accessible, approachable; विकारस्य गमनीयास्मि संवृत्ता (vikārasya gamanīyāsmi saṃvṛttā) Ś.1.

2) Intelligible, easy to be comprehended.

3) Fit to be practised or observed.

4) Relating to sexual intercourse; गुरुस्त्री° (gurustrī°) Ms.11.13 (pāpam); for other senses see गम्य (gamya).

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

Gamanīya (गमनीय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) 1. What may be gone to or reached, attainable, accessible. 2. What ought to be followed, to be practised or observed. E. gam and anīyar aff.

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

Gamanīya (गमनीय).—[adjective] accessible, attainable, assailable by ([genetive])

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

1) Gamanīya (गमनीय):—[from gam] mfn. accessible, approachable, that may be gone to or reached (by [genitive case]), [Manu-smṛti vii, 174] (superl. -tama), [Mahābhārata iii; Śakuntalā i, 24/25] (Prākṛt)

2) [v.s. ...] to be understood, intelligible, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] to be followed or practised or observed, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] ifc. relating to going etc. (e.g. guru-strī-, ‘relating to or consisting in the intercourse with the wife of a teacher’, as a sin, [Manu-smṛti xi]).

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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. 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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