Krayavikrayin, Kraya-vikrayin: 4 definitions
Krayavikrayin 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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) buying or selling, striking a bargain; Ms.5.41;8.4; Y.2.262.
2) One who buys an article at a lower rate and sells it at a higher rate; दानसागर (dānasāgara), Bibliotheca Indica 274. Face. I, p.27.
Krayavikrayin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kraya and vikrayin (विक्रयिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Krayavikrayin (क्रयविक्रयिन्).—i. e. kraya-vikraya + in, adj. He who buys and he who sells, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 51. He who buys and sells, Yajñ. 2, 262.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Krayavikrayin (क्रयविक्रयिन्).—[adjective] one who buys or sells.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Krayavikrayin (क्रयविक्रयिन्):—[=kraya-vikrayin] [from kraya > krī] mfn. one who buys or sells, who strikes a bargain, [Manu-smṛti v, 51; viii, 400]
2) [v.s. ...] (ifc.), [Yājñavalkya ii, 262.]
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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