Lokya: 5 definitions

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Introduction:

Lokya 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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lokya (लोक्य).—a.

1) World-wide.

2) Usual, customary.

3) Right, real.

4) Heavenly.

5) Granting free space.

6) Conducive to the attainment of a better world; वज्वानः पुत्रिणो लोक्याः कृतकृत्यास्तनुत्यजः (vajvānaḥ putriṇo lokyāḥ kṛtakṛtyāstanutyajaḥ) Mb.7.17.24; Bhāg.3.14.36.

7) = लोकजित् (lokajit); तस्मात् पुत्रमनुशिष्टं लोक्यमाहुः (tasmāt putramanuśiṣṭaṃ lokyamāhuḥ) Bṛ. Up.1.5.17.

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

Lokya (लोक्य).—[adjective] granting free space or sphere of action; world-wide, usual, customary right; real, actual.

— [neuter] free space or sphere.

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

1) Lokya (लोक्य):—[from lok] mf(ā)n. granting a free sphere of action, bestowing freedom, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] diffused over the world, world-wide, [Mahābhārata] ([Calcutta edition] laukya)

3) [v.s. ...] conducive to the attainment of a better world, heavenly, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] customary, ordinary. correct, right, real, actual, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] usual, every-day, [Mahābhārata]

6) [v.s. ...] n. free space or sphere, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Lokya 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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