Pashya, Paśya, Pāśyā: 11 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Pashya 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 terms Paśya and Pāśyā can be transliterated into English as Pasya or Pashya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Paśya (पश्य) refers to “what sees or looks on” (paśyāḥ purandhrīḥ), and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 6.39.—Also “dadarśa paśyāmiva (puram)” 16.122.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

paśya (पश्य).—a S Looking, seeming, appearing. In comp. as rudrampaśya, ghōrampaśya, krūrampaśya, śubhaṃ-iṣṭaṃ-hitaṃ-mitaṃ-tucchaṃ- kṣudraṃ -dūraṃ -dīrghaṃ -paśya Looking frightful, ferocious, auspicious, favorable &c.

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

paśya (पश्य).—a Looking, seeming appearing. In comp. as rudrampaśya, ghōrampaśya, kūrampaśya, &c. Looking frightful, ferocious, &c.

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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

Paśya (पश्य).—a. What sees or looks on; पश्याः पुरन्ध्रीः प्रति (paśyāḥ purandhrīḥ prati)...... चित्राणि चक्रे (citrāṇi cakre) N.6.39; ददर्श पश्यामिव पुरम् (dadarśa paśyāmiva puram) N.16.122.

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Pāśyā (पाश्या).—

1) A net.

2) A collection of snares of ropes (pāśānāṃ samūhaḥ); P.IV.2.49.

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

Paśya (पश्य).—ind. An exclamation of wonder or admiration, (lo, behold, see.) E. dṛś to see, deriv. irr. also paśyatu and paśu.

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Paśya (पश्य).—mfn. (śyaḥ-śyā-śyaṃ) Who or what sees. E. paśya for dṛś to see, śa aff.

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Pāśyā (पाश्या).—f.

(-śyā) A number of nooses. E. pāśa, and yat aff.

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

Paśya (पश्य).—[adjective] looking, knowing, intelligent.

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Pāṣya (पाष्य).—[neuter] [plural] stones; [dual] the two stones for pressing Soma.

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

1) Paśya (पश्य):—[from paś] a mf(ā)n. seeing, beholding, rightly understanding, [Upaniṣad] (cf. [Pāṇini 3-1, 137]).

2) b śyat etc. See 1. paś.

3) Pāśyā (पाश्या):—[from pāśa] f. a multitude of nooses or ropes, a net, [Pāṇini 4-2, 49.]

4) Pāṣya (पाष्य):—[from pāṣāṇa] n. [plural] stones, a rampart of stones, [Ṛg-veda]

5) [v.s. ...] [dual number] the two stones for pressing the Soma, [ib.]

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

1) Paśya (पश्य):—Interj. Lo! behold! see!

2) [(śyaḥ-śyā-śyaṃ) a.] Seeing.

3) Pāśyā (पाश्या):—(śyā) 1. f. Number of nooses.

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

Paśya (पश्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dakkhu.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pashya 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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