Kshayaha, Kṣayāha: 4 definitions



Kshayaha 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.

The Sanskrit term Kṣayāha can be transliterated into English as Ksayaha or Kshayaha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kṣayāha (क्षयाह).—m S The day, or the anniversary of it, of the decease of. A term of polite phraseology.

context information

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

Kṣayāha (क्षयाह):—[from kṣaya > kṣi] m. a lunar day that is omitted in the adjustment of the lunar and the solar calendar, [Gaṇitādhyāya]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Kṣayāha (क्षयाह):—(2. kṣaya + aha) m. ein überschüssiger lunarer Tag, welcher bei der Ausgleichung der lunaren mit der Sāvana-Zeit ausgeschieden wird, [GAṆITĀDHY. 26. fg. 43. 48.] śrāddha [Oxforder Handschriften 294,b,24.] — Vgl. tithikṣaya, dinakṣaya .

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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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