Glanya, Glānya: 5 definitions


Glanya 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Glānya (ग्लान्य).—nt., once m. (Sktized form of gailānya, q.v., or directly formed from Sanskrit glāna plus -ya; but not recorded in Sanskrit), weakness, debility: Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 107.9; Divyāvadāna 25.8; Avadāna-śataka ii.85.18; 133.12; Śikṣāsamuccaya 37.4; 135.16; Kāśyapa Parivarta 65.4 tasmād glānyā(t); 118.1 dvāv imau…dīrgha-glānyau (dual m.) katamau dvau; but 118.7 (verse) dve…glānye ukte (nt.); (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa 147.26 (verse); all but the last two prose; bahuglānya- tā Daśabhūmikasūtra 26.19.

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

Glānya (ग्लान्य):—[from glai] n. decrease of strength, [Saddharma-puṇḍarīka iv.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Glānya (ग्लान्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Gelaṇṇa, Gelanna.

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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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