Kaniyasa, Kanīyasa, Kānīyasa: 9 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Smaller, less.
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Kānīyasa (कानीयस).—a. younger ततः कानीयसा एव देवाः (tataḥ kānīyasā eva devāḥ) Bṛ. Up.I.3.1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-saṃ) Copper. E. kan to shine, īyasac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kanīyasa (कनीयस).—i. e. kanīyaṃs + a, adj. 1. Smaller, Mahābhārata 13, 2560. 2. Younger, Mahābhārata 1, 3518.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kanīyasa (कनीयस).—[adjective] smaller, less, younger.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kanīyasa (कनीयस):—[from kana] mfn. younger, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] smaller, less, [Mahābhārata xiii, 2560]
3) [v.s. ...] n. ‘of less value’, copper, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) Kānīyasa (कानीयस):—m. [plural] ([from] kanīyas), less in number, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv, 4, 1, 1.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kanīyasa (कनीयस):—(saṃ) 1. n. Copper.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Kanīyasa (ಕನೀಯಸ):—[noun] a petty, small-minded 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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