Kamaniya, Kamanīya, Kāmanīya: 13 definitions
Kamaniya 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Kamniy.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
kamanīya : (adj.) desirable; lovely; beautiful.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kamanīya, (adj.) (grd of kāmayati) (a) desirable, beautiful, lovely J. V, 155, 156; Miln. 11; (b) pleasant, sweet (-sounding) D. II, 171; J. I, 96.—As nt. a desirable object S. I, 22. (Page 189)
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
kamanīya (कमनीय).—a S Beautiful, pleasing, agreeable, desirable.
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
1) To be desired, desirable; अनन्यनारीकमनीयमङ्कम् (ananyanārīkamanīyamaṅkam) Kumārasambhava 1.37.
2) Lovely, charming, beautiful; शाखावसक्तकमनीयपरिच्छदानाम् (śākhāvasaktakamanīyaparicchadānām) Kirātārjunīya 7.4; तदपि कमनीयं वपुरिदम् (tadapi kamanīyaṃ vapuridam) Ś.3.8. v. l.
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Kāmanīya (कामनीय).—Beauty, attractiveness.
Derivable forms: kāmanīyam (कामनीयम्).
See also (synonyms): kāmanīyaka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Pleasing, beautiful, desirable. E. kam and anīyar affix of the future participle, to be desired.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kamanīya (कमनीय):—[from kam] mfn. to be desired or wished for, desirable, [Kumāra-sambhava i, 37]
2) [v.s. ...] lovely, pleasing, beautiful, [Śakuntalā 62 b; Bhartṛhari etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kamanīya (कमनीय):—[(yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a.] Pleasing.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Kamanīya (कमनीय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kamaṇīya.
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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
Kamanīya (कमनीय) [Also spelled kamniy]:—(a) lovely, beautiful; pretty; hence ~[tā] (nf).
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Kamaṇiyā (कमणिया) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kramaṇikā.
2) Kamaṇīya (कमणीय) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kamanīya.
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
1) [adjective] delighting the aesthetic senses; pleasant, enjoyable; beautiful.
2) [adjective] worth wanting or having.
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Kamanīya (ಕಮನೀಯ):—[noun] a man of pleasing appearance; a handsome man.
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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