Haya: 20 definitions
Haya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra
Haya (हय).—Description of a women of horse (haya) type;—A woman who is faithful, has symmetrical sides, thighs, hips, back and neck, straight and thick hairs, is charming, munificent, small, fickle-minded, sharp-tongued, quickly moving, and disposed to anger and sexual passion, is said to have the nature of a horse (haya or vājin).
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Haya (हय).—One of the ten horses of the moon's chariot.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 23. 56; Matsya-purāṇa 126. 52; Vāyu-purāṇa 52. 53.
1b) A Sādhya.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 3. 17; Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 16.
1c) One of the three sons of Śatajit (Śataji, Matsya-purāṇa).*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 69. 4; Matsya-purāṇa 43. 8; Vāyu-purāṇa 94. 4.
1d) Killed by Kṛṣṇa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 98. 100.
1e) A tribe.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 273. 71.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
Haya or ha'ya.—(Arabic) Islamic astronomy, particularly its geometric models.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Portrayal of Animal Kingdom (Tiryaks) in Epics An Analytical study
Haya (हय) (lit. “one who is in the moon”) is a synonym (another name) for the Mangolian Wild Horse (Equus Caballus), according to scientific texts such as the Mṛgapakṣiśāstra (Mriga-pakshi-shastra) or “the ancient Indian science of animals and birds” by Hamsadeva, containing the varieties and descriptions of the animals and birds seen in the Sanskrit Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects
Haya (हय) denotes ‘horse’ in the Rigveda and later.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
haya : (m.) a horse.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Haya, (cp. Vedic haya, fr. hi to impel. A diff. etym. see Walde, Lat. Wtb. s. v. haedus) 1. a horse Vv 641; J.II, 98; Miln.2.—2. speed M.I, 446. —°vāhin drawn by horses J.VI, 125. (Page 729)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
haya (हय).—m S A horse. hayamēdha m S Sacrifice of a horse.
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hayā (हया).—f ( A) Shame, modesty, decorous reserve.
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hāya (हाय).—f ( A) Life.
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hāya (हाय) [or हा, hā].—This affix is the Persian attached, to form the plural, to nouns signifying inanimate objects, but, in Maraṭhi, to territorial designations only; as dēhēhāya, jilhēhāya, mahālahāya (, , ) Villages, Zillas, Mahals. Twice or thrice indeed we find an instance of its attachment to an ordinary noun; as gujāratahāya.
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hāya (हाय).—An interjection upon the sudden apprehension of some exquisite (esp. corporal) pleasure. 2 An interjection upon a pang or twinge or some sudden emotion or sensation of pain. Note. These two senses are the senses rather of the written word than of the interjection or sound hāya; for they belong to the interjection hāya under different modifications. The first is the sense of hāya as uttered with a full and continuing expiration; the second, of hāya as ejaculated suddenly and sharply. Other common ejaculations are hāṃ, hūṃ, cūṃ, kūṃ, isa, usa, ḍhama, ghama, kaṭā. hāya khāṇēṃ or ghēṇēṃ To take alarm at; to conceive terror or apprehension or anxiety at or about. hāya khāṇēṃ or ghēṇēṃ (tāpācī, khāṇyācī &c.) To have apprehensions (about fever, eating &c.) hāya patakaraṇēṃ or mōkalaṇēṃ To acknowledge some wrong or foolish or disadvantageous doing; to evince regret or sorrow about. hāya sōḍaṇēṃ -dēṇēṃ -ghālaṇēṃ To vent sighs or a sigh; and hāya ghālaṇēṃ To sigh after, i. e. long for. hāyāsa āṇaṇēṃ To exhaust, spend, knock up; to reduce to extremity of weariness and weakness. hāyāsa yēṇēṃ To come or fall into the state of exhaustion or prostration; to be knocked up, broken down, tired out &c.
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hāyā (हाया).—interj See hāya interj.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
haya (हय).—m A horse. hayamēdha m Sacrifice of a horse.
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hayā (हया).—f Shame, modesty.
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hāya (हाय).—f Life. An interj. upon a pang or some sudden sensation of pain. hāya khāṇēṃ-ghēṇēṃ Take alarm at. hāya ghālaṇēṃ Sigh after i. e., long for. hāya mōkalaṇēṃ To ac- knowledge wrong-doing; evince sorrow about. hāyāsa āṇaṇēṃ Knock up. hāyāsa yēṇēṃ Be knocked up.
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
Haya (हय).—[hay-hi-vā ac]
1) A horse; ततः श्वेतैर्हयैर्युक्ते महति स्यन्दने स्थितौ (tataḥ śvetairhayairyukte mahati syandane sthitau) Bg.1.14; Ms.8.296; R.9.1
2) A man of a particular class; see under अश्व (aśva).
3) The number 'seven'.
4) Name of Indra.
5) (In prosody) A foot of four short syllables.
6) The zodiacal sign Sagittarius.
7) The Yak (Bos Grunniens).
Derivable forms: hayaḥ (हयः).
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Hayā (हया).—A female horse, mare.
See also (synonyms): hayī.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ) 1. A horse. 2. A man of a particular class. 3. The number “seven.” 4. Indra'S horse. 5. The Yak. 6. (In prosody,) A foot of four short syllables, a proceleusmaticus. f. (-yī) A mare. f.
(-yā) A plant: see aśvagandhā . E. hay to go, or hi to go, aff. ac .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Haya (हय).—i. e. hi + a, I. m. 1. A horse, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 4. 2. A man of a particular class. 3. Indra. Ii. f. yī, A mare.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Haya (हय).—[masculine] horse; [feminine] hayā & hayī mare.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Haya (हय):—a m. (ifc. f(ā). ; [from] √1. hi) a horse, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.
2) a symbolical expression for the number ‘seven’ (on account of the 7 horses of the Sun), [Śrutabodha]
3) the zodiacal sign Sagittarius, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
4) (in prosody) a foot of four short syllables, proceleusmaticus, [Colebrooke]
5) a man of a [particular] class, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) the Yak or Bos Grunniens, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) Name of Indra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
8) of one of the horses of the Moon, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
9) of a son of Sahasra-da, [Harivaṃśa]
10) of a son of Śatā-jit, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
11) [plural] the family of Haya, [Mahābhārata]
12) f(ā or ī) a female horse, mare, [Harivaṃśa; Kathāsaritsāgara]
13) Physalis Flexuosa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
14) mfn. urging on, driving (See aśva-haya).
15) [from hi] b etc. See p.1288, [columns] 2, 3.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Haya (हय):—(yaḥ) 1. m. A horse; number seven; Indra; man of a particular tribe. f. (ī) A mare.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Haya (हय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Haya.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
1) Haya (हय) [Also spelled hay]:—(nm) a horse; ~[śālā] a stable.
2) Hayā (हया):—(nf) shame, sense of shame; modesty; ~[dāra] modest; ~[dārī] modesty.
3) Hāya (हाय) [Also spelled hay]:—(int) oh ! ah me !, alas!; also a particle expressive of mental or physical agony; (nf) curse (as [kisī kī hāya na lo); -tobā] loud protestation; havoc, uproar, bewailing,—[daiyā] O, God ! Gos h!; -[hāya] see [hāya]; affiction; rush (of work etc.—as [hara vakta hāya-hāya paḍī rahatī hai]); panic and confusion; —[hāya karanā] to be rushed; to be afflicted; -[hāya paḍanā] utter panic and confusion to prevail; —[karake raha jānā] to be obliged to suffer mental or physical agony; —[paḍanā] a curse to come true; —[honā] to be jealous (of somebody’s prosperity, progress, etc.).
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Haya (हय) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Hata.
2) Haya (हय) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Haya.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Haya (ಹಯ):—[noun] a horse; Equus caballus.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 9.107.25 < [Sukta 107]
Rig Veda 1.162.20 < [Sukta 162]
Rig Veda 2.38.4 < [Sukta 38]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.2.161 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Verse 1.1.70-72 < [Chapter 1 - Bhauma (the earthly plane)]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 8 < [Chapter 7 - Saptama-yāma-sādhana (Pradoṣa-kālīya-bhajana–vipralambha-prema)]
Text 18 < [Chapter 2 - Dvitīya-yāma-sādhana (Prātaḥ-kālīya-bhajana)]
Text 7 < [Chapter 1 - Prathama-yāma-sādhana (Niśānta-bhajana–śraddhā)]
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section XCIV < [Bhagavat-Gita Parva]
Section CCCXIII < [Aranya Parva]
Section VIII < [Lokapala Sabhakhayana Parva]
The Practice Manual of Noble Tārā Kurukullā (by Dharmachakra Translation Committee)