Payana, Pāyana: 10 definitions

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Payana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāyana (पायन).—Giving or causing to drink.

-nā 1 Causing to drink.

2) Watering, moistening.

3) Sharpening, whetting.

Derivable forms: pāyanam (पायनम्).

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

Pāyanā (पायना).—f.

(-nā) Whetting, sharpening, (as a weapon). E. pā-ṇic bhāve yuc.

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

Pāyanā (पायना).—i. e. 1. , [Causal.] + ana, f. Causing to drink, moistening, [Suśruta] 1, 27, 19.

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

Pāyana (पायन).—[neuter] giving to drink.

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

1) Pāyana (पायन):—[from pāya] n. causing or giving to drink, [Ṛg-veda i, 116, 9; Kauśika-sūtra]

2) Pāyanā (पायना):—[from pāyana > pāya] f. watering, moistening, [Suśruta]

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

Pāyana (पायन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pajjaṇa, Pāyaṇa.

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Payana 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Payaṇa (पयण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Pacana.

Payaṇa has the following synonyms: Payaṇaga.

2) Payāṇa (पयाण) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Pradāna.

3) Payāṇa (पयाण) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Pratāna.

4) Payāṇa (पयाण) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Prayāṇa.

5) Pāyaṇa (पायण) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Pāyaṇa.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Payaṇa (ಪಯಣ):—

1) [noun] the act or an instance of traveling from one place to another; journey.

2) [noun] a marching of a military force of a country to attack another country.

3) [noun] that much distance which can be covered in a day’s walking or journey.

4) [noun] any course or passage from one stage or experience to anotherಪಯಣಮಾಗು [payanamagu] payaṇamāgu to march with a military force to attack enemy’s country or camp.

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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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