Malaviya, Mala-viya: 6 definitions

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Introduction:

Malaviya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Malviy.

India history and geography

Source: archive.org: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Malaviya is the name of a locality, mentioned in an inscription found at Duṇumaḍalakanda: a vihāra that existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—At Duṇumaḍalakanda-vihāra, 5 miles west-north-west of Mihintale, there are inscriptions dating from 2nd B.C. to 1st A.C. Paṇahagamaka is identical with Paṇāsagāma in the Mihintale inscription.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Mālavīya.—(EI 22), ‘the king of Mālava’. Note: mālavīya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Mālavīya (मालवीय):—[from mālava] mfn. native of or belonging to Mālava, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Mālavīya (मालवीय):—adj. aus Mālava stammend: rājasevakāḥ [Kathāsaritsāgara 20, 166.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Mālavīya (मालवीय):—Adj. aus Mālava stammend.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Mālavīya (मालवीय) [Also spelled malviy]:—(nm) a sub-caste of the Brahmans.

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