Khasia: 2 definitions

Introduction:

Khasia means something in Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Khasia (खसिअ) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kasita.

2) Khāsia (खासिअ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kāsita.

3) Khāsia (खासिअ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Khāsika.

context information

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.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Khasia is another spelling for खसिया [khasiyā].—n. a tribe living in Assam and following matrilineal tradition;

context information

Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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