Nariya, Nāṛyā: 8 definitions


Nariya 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.

The Sanskrit term Nāṛyā can be transliterated into English as Narya or Nariya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Narya (नर्य).—A King of the age of Ṛgveda. It is mentioned in Ṛgveda, Maṇḍala I, Anuvāka 10, Sūkta 54, that Devendra had rescued the Kings Narya, Turvasu and Yadu.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nāṛyā (नाऱ्या).—a (nārāyaṇa) A term for an individual taken as an instance or illustration, but not named; an A. B. Pr. aḍalā nāṛyā gāḍhavācē pāya dharī.

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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

Narya (नर्य).—a. Ved. [नृभ्यो हितं यत् (nṛbhyo hitaṃ yat)]

1) Suitable to men (as food &c.)

2) Manly, strong.

3) Human.

-ryaḥ 1 A man.

2) Indra.

-ryau (du.) The two objects of human desire, i. e. Heaven and earth.

-ryam 1 A manly deed.

2) A gift for men.

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Narya (नर्य).—See under नर (nara).

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

Narya (नर्य).—i. e. nara + ya, 1. adj. Manly (ved.). 2. A proper name (?), Chr. 296, 9 = [Rigveda.] i. 112, 9.

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

Narya (नर्य).—[adjective] manly, human, strong, capable, good or agreeable to men.

— [masculine] man, person; [neuter] manly deed or gift for men.

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Nārya (नार्य).—[masculine] [Name] of a man.

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

1) Narya (नर्य):—[from nara] mfn. manly, human

2) [v.s. ...] strong, powerful, heroic (as Indra, the Maruts etc.)

3) [v.s. ...] suitable or agreeable to men (as food, riches etc.), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] m. a man, a person, [Ṛg-veda] (cf. [Nirukta, by Yāska xi, 36])

5) [v.s. ...] Name of a man, [Ṛg-veda i, 54, 6; 112, 9] ([Sāyaṇa])

6) [v.s. ...] n. a manly or heroic deed (with or [scilicet] apas), [Ṛg-veda]

7) [v.s. ...] a gift for men, [ib.]

8) Narīya (नरीय):—m. Name of a son of Bhaṅgakāra, [Harivaṃśa] ([varia lectio] nāreya, tāreya).

9) Nārīya (नारीय):—[from nāra] [Nominal verb] [Ātmanepada] yate, to become a woman, [Kāvyaprakāśa]

10) Nārya (नार्य):—[from nāra] m. Name of a man, [Ṛg-veda]

11) [v.s. ...] n. the being a man, [Bhadrabāhu-caritra]

[Sanskrit to German]

Nariya 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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