Nauyayin, aka: Nauyāyin, Nau-yayin; 2 Definition(s)


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Nauyāyin (नौयायिन्).—a. going in a boat, a passenger; एष नौयायिनामुक्तो व्यवहारस्य निर्णयः (eṣa nauyāyināmukto vyavahārasya nirṇayaḥ) Ms.8.49.

Nauyāyin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nau and yāyin (यायिन्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nauyāyin (नौयायिन्).—mfn. (-yī-yinī-yi) A passenger, a freight, who or what goes in a boat or vessel. E. nau, and yāyin who goes.

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