Mricaya, Mṛcaya: 4 definitions



Mricaya 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.

The Sanskrit term Mṛcaya can be transliterated into English as Mrcaya or Mricaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Mrichaya.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Mṛcaya (मृचय).—[adjective] perishable, transitory.

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

Mṛcaya (मृचय):—[from mṛc] mfn. liable to destruction or decay, perishable, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Mṛcaya (मृचय):—(wie eben) adj. etwa dem Verderben unterliegend, hinfällig, vergänglich: viśvasya devī mṛcayasya janmano na yā roṣāti na grabhat [Aitareyabrāhmaṇa 4, 10.] vom [BRĀHMAṆA] selbst auf marcayati zurückgeführt; dieses soll nach [Sāyaṇa] gehen bedeuten, also gehend, sich bewegend. mṛśayasya st. dessen [Śāṅkhāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 9, 20, 27.]

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

Mṛcaya (मृचय):—Adj. etwa dem Verderben unterliegend , hinfällig , vergänglich

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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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