Katya, Kaṭya, Kāṭya, Kātya: 10 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1) Kaṭya (कट्य).—A sage.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 196. 47.
2) Kāṭya (काट्य).—A sage.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 196. 27.
3) Kātya (कात्य).—A sage of the Tāmasa epoch.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 1. 18.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Kātya (कात्य).—(i) another name sometimes given to Katyāyana to whom is ascribed the composition of the Vārttikas on Pāṇini-sūtras; (2) an ancient writer Kātya quoted as a lexicographer by Kṣīrasvāmin, Hemacandra and other writers.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kātyā (कात्या).—f pl R The pleiades. Commonly kṛttikā.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tyaḥ) The name of a saint; also kātyāyana. E. kata a proper name, and yañ affix implying descent or lineage.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kāṭya (काट्य).—[adjective] being in the depth.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Kātya (कात्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—i.e. Kātyāyana. Quoted in Baudhāyanadharmasūtra 1, 3, 46.
2) Kātya (कात्य):—as a lexicographer is quoted by Kṣīrasvāmin on Amarakośa, by Hemacandra Oxf. 185^b, by Keśava Oxf. 189^b, by Maheśvara Oxf. 188^a, by Rāyamukuṭa and Bhānujī.
3) Kātya (कात्य):—as a Lexicographer is also mentioned by Maṅkha. L. 4105.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kāṭya (काट्य):—[from kāṭa] mfn. being in a hole, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā xvi, 37 and 44.]
2) Kātya (कात्य):—m. = kātyāyana [gana] gargādi, [Pāṇini 4-1, 105.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kātya (कात्य):—(tyaḥ) 1. m. Name of Kātyāyana.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Kāṭya (काट्य):—(von kāṭa) adj. in der Tiefe befindlich [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 16, 37. 44.]
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Kātya (कात्य):—patron. von kata gaṇa gargādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 1, 105.] [Pravarādhyāya] in [Weber’s Verzeichniss 56. 57.] [Weber’s Indische Studien 1, 227. fg.] [Lebensbeschreibung Śākyamuni’s 249 (19).] = kātyāyana [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 7, 25.] ein Lexicograph [Scholiast] zu [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 145. 1127.]
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Kātya (कात्य):—= kātyāyana [Oxforder Handschriften 160,a,24. 182,b,32. 185,b,12. 189,b,12.]
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Kātya (कात्य):—(Nachträge) ebend. [3,64,a.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Kāṭya (काट्य):—Adj. in der Tiefe befindlich.
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Kātya (कात्य):—m. Patron. = kātyāyana.
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.
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