Miya, aka: Mīya, Mīyā; 2 Definition(s)


Miya 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Mīya (मीय).—tad. affix मीय (mīya) along with म (ma) (मण् (maṇ)) applied to the word मध्य (madhya) in the sense of a case-affix (locative case-affix) e.g. मध्यमीय (madhyamīya) ; cf मण्मीयौ च प्रत्ययौ वक्तव्यौ (maṇmīyau ca pratyayau vaktavyau) Kaas. on P. IV.3.60.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Mīyā (मीया) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.48.4 II.48.4) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Mīyā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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