Nyayya, Nyāyya: 13 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Nyāyya (न्याय्य).—Proper; fully justified न्यायादन-पेतम् (nyāyādana-petam) cf. P.IV.4.92; correct; regular; cf. यञञ्भ्यामुक्तत्वादर्थस्य न्याय्योत्पत्तिर्न भवि-ष्यति (yañañbhyāmuktatvādarthasya nyāyyotpattirna bhavi-ṣyati) M. Bh. on II.3.1 where Kaiyata however, explains the word differently. Kaiyata states that न्याय्य (nyāyya) means a general rule; cf.उत्सर्गः पूर्वाचार्यप्रसिद्ध्या न्याय्य उच्यते (utsargaḥ pūrvācāryaprasiddhyā nyāyya ucyate) Kaiyata on P. II. 3.1. By Pūrvācārya he possibly refers to the writers of the Prātiśākhyas and other similar works by ancient grammarians, where the word nyāya is used in the sense of 'a general rule '. See the word न्याय (nyāya) above.

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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

nyāyya (न्याय्य).—a S Equitable, right, fit, proper, just.

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

nyāyya (न्याय्य).—a Equitable, right, fit.

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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

Nyāyya (न्याय्य).—a. [nyāyādanapetaḥ yat]

1) Just, proper, right, equitable, suitable, fit; न्याय्यात्पथः प्रविचलन्ति पदं न धीराः (nyāyyātpathaḥ pravicalanti padaṃ na dhīrāḥ) Bhartṛhari 2.83; शरीरवाङ्मनोभिर्यत् कर्म प्रारभते नरः । न्याय्यं वा विपरीतं वा पञ्चैते तस्य हेतवः (śarīravāṅmanobhiryat karma prārabhate naraḥ | nyāyyaṃ vā viparītaṃ vā pañcaite tasya hetavaḥ) || Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 18.15; Manusmṛti 2,152;9.22; R.2.55; Kirātārjunīya 14.7; Kumārasambhava 6.87; श्रुतिलक्षणाविषये च श्रुति- र्न्याय्या न लक्षणा (śrutilakṣaṇāviṣaye ca śruti- rnyāyyā na lakṣaṇā) ŚB. on MS,6.1.51;6.2.2.

2) Usual, customary.

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

Nyāyya (न्याय्य) or Nyāya.—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Right, proper, fit. E. nyāya, and yat aff.

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

Nyāyya (न्याय्य).—i. e. nyāya + ya, adj. 1. Fit. 2. Right, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 152. 3. Just, 9, 202. 4. An infinitive governed by nyāyya has sometimes the signification of a passive, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 21, 3 Gorr.

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

Nyāyya (न्याय्य).—[adjective] regular, customary, usual; proper, fit to (infin. [with] pass. sense); [neuter] [adverb]

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

Nyāyya (न्याय्य):—[from ny-āya] mf(ā)n. regular, customary, usual, correct, right, fit, proper (often with an infin. which then has a pass. sense), [Lāṭyāyana; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]; also [wrong reading] for nyāya.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Nyāyya (न्याय्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ṇajja, Ṇāya, Ṇeāia, Ṇeāua.

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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

Nyāyya (न्याय्य):—(a) see [nyāyocita].

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nyāyya (ನ್ಯಾಯ್ಯ):—[noun] = ನ್ಯಾಯ - [nyaya -] 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5.

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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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