Ishanya, aka: Īśānya, Iṣaṇyā; 3 Definition(s)


Ishanya 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.

The Sanskrit terms Īśānya and Iṣaṇyā can be transliterated into English as Isanya or Ishanya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Ishanya in Marathi glossary... « previous · [I] · next »

īśānya (ईशान्य) [or ईशानी, īśānī].—f (Properly aiśānī S) The north-east quarter.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

īśānya (ईशान्य).—f North-east quarter.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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

Iṣaṇyā (इषण्या).—Impulse, desire; इषण्यया नः पुरुरूपमाभर (iṣaṇyayā naḥ pururūpamābhara) Rv.8.6.18.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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