Knuy, Knūy: 7 definitions


Knuy means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Knūy (क्नूय्).—1 Ā. (knūyate, caus. knopayati)

1) To make a creaking sound.

2) To sink.

3) To be wet.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Knūy (क्नूय्).—[knūya] r. 1st cl. (i) knūyā (knuyate) 1. To sound. 2. To be wet. 3. To stink.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Knūy (क्नूय्).—i. 1, [Ātmanepada.] 1. To be wet. 2. † To sound. 3. † To stink.

— [Causal.] knopaya, To make wet, [Śiśupālavadha] 10, 49.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Knūy (क्नूय्).—(knūyate), only [Causative] knopayatiabhi) wet, moisten.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Knūy (क्नूय्):—[class] 1. [Ātmanepada] knūyate ([indeclinable participle] knoyitvā, [Vopadeva xxvi, 207]), to be wet, [Dhātupāṭha xiv, 14];

—to make a creaking sound, [ib.];

—to stink, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] :—[Causal] [Parasmaipada] knopayati ([Pāṇini 7-3, 36 and 86]), to make wet, [Nirukta, by Yāska vii, 14] ([Sāyaṇa on Ṛg-veda i, 1, 1])

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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.

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