Namasya: 10 definitions


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

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Namasya.—(IE 8-5; EI 5, 13, 28), same as mānya, sarva-na- masya, namasya-vṛtti, etc.; a rent-free tenure. Note: namasya 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 mythology, zoology, 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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Namasya (नमस्य).—a.

1) Entitled to obeisance, revered, respectable, adorable; ब्रह्मन्नतिथिनर्मस्यः (brahmannatithinarmasyaḥ) Kaṭh. Up.; ब्राह्मणा मे महाभागा नमस्याः पुरुषर्षभाः (brāhmaṇā me mahābhāgā namasyāḥ puruṣarṣabhāḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.59.19.

2) Respectful, humble.

-syā Worship, adoration, reverence, obeisance; प्रियायास्मै धाम्ने प्रविहितनमस्योऽस्मि भवते (priyāyāsmai dhāmne pravihitanamasyo'smi bhavate) Mahimna.28.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Namasya (नमस्य).—mfn.

(-syaḥ-syā-syaṃ) Venerable, respectable, entitled to salutation or civility. f.

(-syā) Reverence, respect, worship, adoration. E. namas respect, kyac aff or nāmadhātuḥ namasya karmaṇi yat allopayallopau .

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

Namasya (नमस्य).— a [denominative.] derived from namas by ya [Parasmaipada.] ([Ātmanepada.] Mahābhārata 13, 5129). To adore, Mahābhārata 2, 234.

— With the prep. sam sam The same, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 7769.

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Namasya (नमस्य).—[namas + ya], adj., or ptcple. of the fut. pass. of namasya, What ought to be adored, Mahābhārata 13, 2142.

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

Namasya (नमस्य).—[adjective] to be worshipped, venerable; respectful, humble.

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Namasyā (नमस्या).—[feminine] worship, homage.

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

1) Namasya (नमस्य):—[from nam] 1. namasya [Nominal verb] [Parasmaipada] yati ([Epic] also te), to pay homage, worship, be humble or deferential, [Ṛg-veda]; etc. (p. syat; [indeclinable participle] sya).

2) Namasyā (नमस्या):—[from namasya > nam] f. reverence, adoration, [Ṛg-veda x, 104, 7.]

3) Namasya (नमस्य):—[from nam] 2. namasya mfn. deserving or paying homage, venerable or humble, [Ṛg-veda]; etc.

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

Namasya (नमस्य):—[(syaḥ-syā-syaṃ) a.] Venerable. (syā) f. Reverence, worship.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Namasya (ನಮಸ್ಯ):—[adjective] worthy of respect or reverence; respectable; venerable.

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Namasya (ನಮಸ್ಯ):—[noun] a man worthy of respect or reverence; respectable, venerable man.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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