Navya, Nāvya: 12 definitions

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Navya 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Navya (नव्य) is another name for Raktapunarnavā, a medicinal plant identified with Boerhaavia diffusa Linn. or “red spiderling” from the Nyctaginaceae or “four o'clock” family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.117-120 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Navya and Raktapunarnavā, there are a total of twenty-two Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nāvya (नाव्य).—a S Navigable. 2 Relating to a boat or nā0 paḍiyalī ||. vessel, naval.

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

nāvya (नाव्य).—a Navigable.

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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

Navya (नव्य).—a.

1) New, fresh, recent नवीननीरदश्यामं रक्तपङ्कजलोचनम् (navīnanīradaśyāmaṃ raktapaṅkajalocanam) Brav. P.2.16;3.36.

2) Modern.

See also (synonyms): navīna.

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Nāvya (नाव्य).—a. [nāvā tāryaṃ nau-yat]

1) Accessible by a boat or ship, navigable (as a river &c.); नाव्याः सुप्रतरा नदीः (nāvyāḥ supratarā nadīḥ) R.4.31; नाव्यं पयः केचिदतारिषुर्भजैः (nāvyaṃ payaḥ kecidatāriṣurbhajaiḥ) Śi.12.76.

2) Praiseworthy.

-vyam Newness, novelty.

-vyā Ved. A navigable river.

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

Navya (नव्य).—mfn.

(-vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) New, recent, young, modern. &c. m.

(-vyaḥ) Praise, panegyric. E. nava new, and svārthe yat aff. raktapunarnavāyām ca .

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Nāvya (नाव्य).—mfn.

(-vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) 1. Navigable. 2. Belonging to a boat. n.

(-vyaṃ) Newness, novelty. E. nau a boat or vessel, and yat affix; or nava new, ṣyañ aff. nāvā tīryate asau, navasya bhāvaḥ vā .

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

Navya (नव्य).—i. e. nava + ya, adj. New, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 384.

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Nāvya (नाव्य).—i. e. nau + ya, adj. 1. Navigable, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 4, 31. 2. Accessible to a ship, Mahābhārata 3, 10027.

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

Navya (नव्य).—1. [adjective] = 1 nava.

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Navya (नव्य).—2. navya [adjective] to be sung or praised.

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Navya (नव्य).—[adjective] to be sung or praised.

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Nāvya (नाव्य).—[adjective] navigable; [neuter] & [feminine] ā river.

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

1) Navya (नव्य):—[from nava] 1. navya mf(ā)n. = vīya, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

2) Navyā (नव्या):—[from navya > nava] f. (with strī) a newly-married woman

3) [v.s. ...] f. a red-flowered Punar-navā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Navya (नव्य):—[from nava] 2. navya mfn. to be praised, laudable, [Ṛg-veda] (nava, [Atharva-veda ii, 5, 2]).

5) a 1. and 2 navya. See above.

6) Nāvya (नाव्य):—[from nāva] 1. nāvya [Nominal verb] [Parasmaipada] yati, to wish for a ship, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] 2. nāvya mf(ā)n. navigable, accessible by a boat or ship, [Atharva-veda; Mahābhārata] etc.

8) [v.s. ...] m. a shipman, sailor, [Āpastamba-gṛhya-sūtra]

9) Nāvyā (नाव्या):—[from nāvya > nāva] f. a navigable river, [Ṛg-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

10) Nāvya (नाव्य):—[from nāva] n. idem, [Kāśikā-vṛtti on Pāṇini 2-3, 18.]

11) 3. nāvya n. ([from] 1, nava) newness, s, novelty, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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

Navya (नव्य) [Also spelled navy]:—(a) new, novel, neo-; modern; recent; hence ~[] (nf).

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