Kudya, aka: Kuḍya, Kūḍya; 6 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

Kuḍya (कुड्य) refers to the “walls” of a temple. It is also known as bhitti.

There are four commonly used classifications of kuḍyas:

  1. jālakakuḍya (perforated wall),
  2. iṣṭakakuḍya (brick wall),
  3. phalakakuḍya (wood or stone wall).
  4. mṛnmayakuḍya (clay wall)
Source: Wisdom Library: Śilpa-śāstra
Shilpashastra book cover
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Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

kuḍyā (कुड्या) [or कुढ्या, kuḍhyā].—a (kuḍaṇēṃ or kuḍhaṇēṃ) Given to sulking or fretting.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

Kuḍya (कुड्य).—

1) A wall; भेदे कुड्यावपातने (bhede kuḍyāvapātane) Y.2.223; Śi.3.45 विनमितपटलान्तं दृश्यते जीर्णकुड्यम् (vinamitapaṭalāntaṃ dṛśyate jīrṇakuḍyam) Mu.3.15.

2) Plastering (a wall).

3) Eagerness, curiosity.

-ḍyā A wall; कीटः पेशस्कृतारूद्धः कुड्यायां तमनुस्मरन् (kīṭaḥ peśaskṛtārūddhaḥ kuḍyāyāṃ tamanusmaran) Bhāg.7.1.28.

Derivable forms: kuḍyam (कुड्यम्).

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Kūḍya (कूड्य).—= कुष्य (kuṣya) q. v.

Derivable forms: kūḍyam (कूड्यम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kuḍya (कुड्य).—n.

(-ḍyaṃ) 1. A wall. 2. Anointing, plastering. 3. Eagerness, curiosity. E. ku to sound, and ḍyan affix, or kuḍ to heap, &c. and kyap affix; also kūḍya.

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Kudya (कुद्य).—n.

(-dyaṃ) A wall: see kuḍya.

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Kūḍya (कूड्य).—n.

(-ḍyaṃ) A wall: see kuḍya.

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