Khandya, aka: Khaṇḍyā, Khaṇḍya; 3 Definition(s)


Khandya 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

[Khandya in Marathi glossaries]

khaṇḍyā (खंड्या).—m White-breasted kingfisher, Halcyon Smyrnensis.

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khāndyā (खांद्या).—m (khāndā) A shoulder-carrier. Used of a fellow or an associate in shouldering a load: and more particularly of a fellow-bearer of a bier or a corpse.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

khāndyā (खांद्या).—m A shoulder-carrier.

(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

[Khandya in Sanskrit glossaries]

Khaṇḍya (खण्ड्य).—a.

1) To be broken or divided, fragile.

2) Destructible.

(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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