Krayalekhya, Krayalēkhya, Kraya-lekhya: 4 definitions


Krayalekhya 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

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

krayalēkhya (क्रयलेख्य).—n S A deed of sale or conveyance.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Krayalekhya (क्रयलेख्य).—a deed of sale, conveyance &c. (gṛhaṃ kṣetrādikaṃ krītvā tulyamūlyā- kṣarānvitam | patraṃ kārayate yattu krayalekhyaṃ taducyate Bṛhaspati). विक्रयौ (vikrayau) (du.) trade, traffic, buying and selling; Ms.8. 5;7.127. cf. also क्रयविक्रयवेलायां काचः काचो मणिर्मणिः (krayavikrayavelāyāṃ kācaḥ kāco maṇirmaṇiḥ) Udb.

Derivable forms: krayalekhyam (क्रयलेख्यम्).

Krayalekhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kraya and lekhya (लेख्य).

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

Krayalekhya (क्रयलेख्य).—n.

(-khyaṃ) Deed of sale, conveyance, &c. E. kraya, and lekhya writing.

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

Krayalekhya (क्रयलेख्य):—[=kraya-lekhya] [from kraya > krī] n. deed of sale, conveyance, [Bṛhasp.]

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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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