Khaya: 6 definitions

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Khaya means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

khaya : (m.) waste; destruction; decay; consummation of.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Khaya, (Sk. kṣaya to kṣi, kṣiṇoti & kṣiṇāti; cp. Lat. situs withering, Gr. fqiζis, fqi/nw, fqi/w wasting. See also khepeti under khipati) waste, destruction, consumption; decay, ruin, loss; of the passing away of night VvA. 52; mostly in applied meaning with ref. to the extinction of passions & such elements as condition, life, & rebirth, e.g. āsavānaṃ kh. It. 103 sq. , esp. in formula āsavānaṃ khayā anāsavaṃ cetovimuttiṃ upasampajja A. I, 107= 221=D. III, 78, 108, 132=It. 100 and passim.—rāgassa, dosassa, mohassa kh. M. I, 5; A. I, 299, cp. rāga°, dosa°, moha°, A. I, 159; dosa° S. III, 160, 191; IV, 250.—taṇhānaṃ kh. Dh. 154; saṅkhārānaṃ kh. Dh. 383; sabbamaññitānaṃ, etc. M. I, 486; āyu°, puñña° Vism. 502.—yo dukkhassa pajānāti idh’eva khayaṃ attano Sn. 626=Dh. 402; khayaṃ virāgaṃ amataṃ paṇītaṃ Sn. 225.—In exegesis of rūpassa aniccatā: rūpassa khayo vayo bhedo Dhs. 645=738=872.—See also khīṇa and the foll. cpds. s. v. : āyu°, upadhi°, upādāna°, jāti°, jīvita°, taṇha°, dukkha°, puñña°, bhava°, loka°, saṃyojana, sabbadhamma°, samudda°.

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

khaya (खय).—f Conceit, self-importance. v mōḍa, jirava. 2 Restiveness (as of a pampered beast).

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khāya (खाय).—f Preferably khāī.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

khaya (खय).—f Restiveness. Conceit.

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Khaya (खय) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kṣi.

2) Khaya (खय) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kṣata.

3) Khaya (खय) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Khāta.

4) Khaya (खय) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kṣaya.

5) Khāya (खाय) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Khāda.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Khaya (ಖಯ):—

1) [noun] an exaggerated opinion of one’s own qualities or abilities; the quality or state of being arrogant, overbearing; conceit.

2) [noun] the quality of being too hard, not giving in or relenting; adamance.

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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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