Manya, aka: Mānya, Mānyā, Manyā; 4 Definition(s)


Manya 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.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[Manya in Jyotisha glossaries]

Mānyā (मान्या) or Mānyatithi is the name of the eleventh of fifteen tithis (cycle of time) according to the Śārdūlakarṇāvadāna while the Gārgīyajyotiṣa considers Ānandā as the eleventh. The associated deity for Mānyā or Ānandā according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā is Īśa. A tithi was defined as one thirtieth of a synodic month (c. 29.5 days), resulting in an average tithi being slightly less than a day.

Accordingly, “(31) The eleventh tithi is said to be Sunandā. One should make firm acts, kitchen, houses, towns, villages, sacrifices and assembly halls for Brahmins. (32) One should choose the best among women and servants. One should not hide money. Śiva (enemy of Kāma) is the deity”.

(Source): Tithikarmaguṇa in Gārgīyajyotiṣa
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Jyotiṣa (ज्योतिष, jyotisha or jyotish) basically refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents one of the six additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas. Jyotiṣa concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Manya in Marathi glossaries]

manyā (मन्या).—f S The tendon of the trapezium muscle forming the nape of the neck.

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māṇyā (माण्या).—m A bamboo of a small kind.

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mānya (मान्य).—a (S) Respectable, venerable, worthy of honor and reverence. 2 Agreeable or acceptable unto; approved or liked by. 3 Ready, willing, acquiescent, approving.

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mānyā (मान्या).—m R & C (Commonly māṇyā) A bamboo of a small kind.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mānya (मान्य).—a Respectable. Acceptable to. Ready. mānya karaṇēṃ Admit; receive as just, true.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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

[Manya in Sanskrit glossaries]

Manya (मन्य).—a. (At the end of comp.)

1) Thinking oneself to be, as in पण्डितंमन्य (paṇḍitaṃmanya).

2) Appearing as.

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Manyā (मन्या).—[manyate'nayā manyā galapārśvaśirā P.III.3.59 Sk.]

1) The nape or back of the neck; दोषास्तु दुष्टास्त्रय एव मन्या (doṣāstu duṣṭāstraya eva manyā) Suśruta (also manyākā).

2) Knowledge.

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Mānya (मान्य).—pot. p. [mān arcāyāṃ karmaṇi ṇyat]

1) To be revered or respected; अहमपि तव मान्या हेतुभिस्तैश्च तैश्च (ahamapi tava mānyā hetubhistaiśca taiśca) Māl.6.26.

2) Respectable, honourable, venerable; मान्यः स मे स्थावरजङ्गमानां सर्गस्थितिप्रत्यवहारहेतुः (mānyaḥ sa me sthāvarajaṅgamānāṃ sargasthitipratyavahārahetuḥ) R.2.44; Y.1.111.

(Source): DDSA: The practical 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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