Pakshya, Pakṣya: 7 definitions


Pakshya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Pakṣya can be transliterated into English as Paksya or Pakshya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pakṣya (पक्ष्य).—a. [pakṣe bhavaḥ yat]

1) Produced or occurring in a fortnight.

2) Siding with.

3) Lateral.

4) Changing every half month.

-kṣyaḥ A partisan, follower, friend, ally; ननु वज्रिण एव वीर्यमेतद्विजयन्ते द्विषतो यदस्य पक्ष्याः (nanu vajriṇa eva vīryametadvijayante dviṣato yadasya pakṣyāḥ) V.1.18.

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

Pakṣya (पक्ष्य).—mfn.

(-kṣyaḥ-kṣyā-kṣyaṃ) 1. Produced or occurring in a fortnight. 2. Belonging to a side, &c. E. pakṣa, and yat aff.

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

Pakṣya (पक्ष्य).—[adjective] being in the wings; changing by halves or half-months; belonging to the party of (—°).

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

1) Pakṣya (पक्ष्य):—[from pakṣ] mf(ā)n. being in or belonging to the wings (cf. below)

2) [v.s. ...] changing every half month, [Ṛg-veda iii, 53, 16] ([Sāyaṇa] ‘descended from Pakṣa id est. the sun’)

3) [v.s. ...] produced or occurring in a fortnight, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) siding or taking part with, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

Pakṣya (पक्ष्य):—[(kṣyaḥ-kṣyā-kṣyaṃ) a.] Of one side, or occurring in a fortnight.

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Pakshya 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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