Mahatyaya, Mahātyaya, Maha-atyaya: 6 definitions
Mahatyaya 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
Mahātyaya (महात्यय).—a great danger or calamity.
Derivable forms: mahātyayaḥ (महात्ययः).
Mahātyaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahā and atyaya (अत्यय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahātyaya (महात्यय).—1. m. great pain,
Mahātyaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahā and atyaya (अत्यय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahātyaya (महात्यय).—[masculine] great sorrow, [adjective] causing gr. [substantive]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Mahātyaya (महात्यय):—[from mahā > mah] m. (hāt) any gr° evil or harm or pain, [Mahābhārata]
2) [=mahā-tyaya] [from mahātyaya > mahā > mah] mfn. causing gr° evil, very pernicious, [ib.]
3) [v.s. ...] mfn. (with jvara m. used by, [Suśruta]) = mahā-kaṣṭa, gambhīra or cāturthika, [Bhāvaprakāśa]
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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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Ends with: Sumahatyaya.
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