Kraya: 14 definitions


Kraya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Kray.

In Hinduism

Shaiva philosophy

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (philosophy)

Kraya (क्रय) refers to “buying”, according to the Īśvarapratyabhijñāvivṛtivimarśinī 2.131.—Accordingly, “[They] ‘consist in each other’ [means the following]: even the essence of [ordinary human practice] such as buying and selling (kraya-vikraya), etc., is nothing but such a manifesting consciousness. Only that which is manifest in such a way is for this very reason useful [in providing] to me, for whom [this thing is manifest and while I am] being manifest [myself], an efficacy which is [itself] necessarily manifest!”.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kraya (क्रय).—m (S) Buying. 2 Selling.

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

kraya (क्रय).—m Buying. Selling.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kraya (क्रय).—[krī bhāve ac] Buying, purchasing.

Derivable forms: krayaḥ (क्रयः).

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

Kraya (क्रय).—m.

(-yaḥ) Buying, purchase. E. krī to buy, ac aff.

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Kraya (क्रय) or Krayya.—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Purchasable. E. krī to buy, yat affix, deriv. irr.

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

Kraya (क्रय).—i. e. krī + a, m. 1. Purchase, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 201. 2. Purchased obiects, 8, 209.

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

Kraya (क्रय).—[masculine] purchase, purchase-money.

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

1) Kraya (क्रय):—a etc. See √krī.

2) [from krī] b m. buying, purchase, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] the purchase-price, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā lxxxii, 9.]

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

1) Kraya (क्रय):—(yaḥ) 1. m. Buying.

2) [(yyaḥ-yyā-yyaṃ) a.] Purchasable.

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

Kraya (क्रय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kaya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kraya in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kraya (क्रय) [Also spelled kray]:—(nm) purchase, buying; —[vikraya] purchase and sale, buying and selling.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kraya (ಕ್ರಯ):—

1) [noun] the act or an instance of buying; a purchase.

2) [noun] price a) the amount of money or goods for which a thing is bought or sold; b) value or worth. ಕ್ರಯ ಕೊಡು [kraya kodu] kraya koḍu to pay the price (for a thing purchased); ಕ್ರಯಕ್ಕೆ ಕೊಡು [krayakke kodu] krayakke koḍu to sell (something) for a price; ಕ್ರಯ ಮಾಡು [kraya madu] kraya māḍu to get by paying or agreeing to pay money or some equivalent; to purchase; to buy.

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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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