Hayapriya, Haya-priya, Hayapriyā: 5 definitions

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Hayapriya 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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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Hayapriyā (हयप्रिया) is another name for Aśvagandhā, a medicinal plant identified with Withania somnifera Dunal. (“Indian ginseng” or “Winter Cherry”) from the Solanaceae or Nightshade family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.109-112 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Together with the names Hayapriyā and Aśvagandhā, there are a total of twenty-two Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hayapriya (हयप्रिय).—barley.

Derivable forms: hayapriyaḥ (हयप्रियः).

Hayapriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms haya and priya (प्रिय).

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Hayapriyā (हयप्रिया).—the Kharjuri tree.

Hayapriyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms haya and priyā (प्रिया).

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

Hayapriya (हयप्रिय).—m.

(-yaḥ) Barley. f.

(-yā) The Kharjuri tree. E. haya a horse, priya fond of.

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

1) Hayapriya (हयप्रिय):—[=haya-priya] [from haya] m. ‘dear to h°’, barley, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Hayapriyā (हयप्रिया):—[=haya-priyā] [from haya-priya > haya] f. Physalis Flexuosa or Phoenix Sylvestris, [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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