Namya, Nāmyā: 10 definitions


Namya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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 Namy.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Namya (नम्य).—Capable of being cerebralized. See नति (nati).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nāmyā (नाम्या).—a (nāma) That has a white vertical streak upon the forehead--a horse, dog &c.

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

nāmya (नाम्य).—a Relating to the navel, umbilical.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Namya (नम्य).—also

-namanīya a. Venerable, respectable; त्वमर्थानां मूलं धनदनमनीयाङ्घ्रिकमले (tvamarthānāṃ mūlaṃ dhanadanamanīyāṅghrikamale) Ā. L.8.

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Nāmya (नाम्य).—a. Pliable, flexible, pliant; क्षत्रियेण धनुर्नाम्यम् (kṣatriyeṇa dhanurnāmyam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 8.55.34.

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

Nāmya (नाम्य).—[adjective] to be bent.

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

1) Namya (नम्य):—[from nam] mfn. to be bowed down to, venerable, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) [v.s. ...] changeable to a cerebral letter, [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya]

3) Namyā (नम्या):—[from namya > nam] f. the night, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska i, 7.]

4) Nāmya (नाम्य):—[from nāmita] mfn. to be bent (as a bow), bendable, pliant, [Mahābhārata etc.]

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Namya in German

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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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Namya (नम्य) [Also spelled namy]:—(a) see ~[namanīya; ~tā] plasticity; elasticity; flexibility.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Namya (ನಮ್ಯ):—

1) [adjective] bending easily; flexible; supple; limber; lissome; lithe.

2) [adjective] being humble; modest.

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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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