Gramyashva, Grāmyāśva, Gramya-ashva: 3 definitions

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Gramyashva 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 Grāmyāśva can be transliterated into English as Gramyasva or Gramyashva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Grāmyāśva (ग्राम्याश्व).—an ass.

Derivable forms: grāmyāśvaḥ (ग्राम्याश्वः).

Grāmyāśva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms grāmya and aśva (अश्व).

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

Grāmyāśva (ग्राम्याश्व).—m.

(-śvaḥ) An ass. E. grāmya, and aśva a horse, the village horse.

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

Grāmyāśva (ग्राम्याश्व):—[from grāmya > grāma] m. ‘village-horse’, an ass, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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