Heya, Hēya: 5 definitions


Heya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

hēya (हेय).—a S (Purposed, necessary, suitable &c.) to be left or cast away.

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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

Heya (हेय).—a. Fit to be left or abandoned; स्वप्ने निरुक्त्या गृहमेधिसौख्यं न यस्य हेयानुमितं स्वयं स्यात् (svapne niruktyā gṛhamedhisaukhyaṃ na yasya heyānumitaṃ svayaṃ syāt) Bhāg.5.11.3.

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

Heya (हेय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) To be left, abandoned, avoided, &c. E. to quit, yat aff.

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

Heya (हेय).—[adjective] to be left or abandoned.

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

1) Heya (हेय):—[from ] 1. heya mfn. (for 2. See p. 1297, col. 1) to be gone etc., [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) [from ] 2. heya mfn. (for 1. and 3. See p.1296 and 1304) to be left or quitted or abandoned or rejected or avoided (-tva n.), [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] to be subtracted, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [from heti] 3. heya mfn. (for 1. and 2. See p.1296 and 1297) idem, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

5) a See pp. 1296, 1297, and 1304.

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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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