Payya, Pāyya: 7 definitions

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Payya 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāyya (पाय्य).—a. Low, vile, contemptible.

-yyam 1 Water.

2) Drinking.

3) Protection.

4) A measure (parimāṇa); पाय्यसान्नाय्यनिकाय्यधाय्याः मानहविर्निवाससामिधेनेषु (pāyyasānnāyyanikāyyadhāyyāḥ mānahavirnivāsasāmidheneṣu) P.III.1.29 quoted by ŚB. on Manusmṛti 5.3.5.

5) Practice, profession.

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

Pāyya (पाय्य) or Pāya.—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Low, vile, reprehensible, contemptible. n.

(-yaṃ) 1. Measure. 2. Water. 3. Drinking. 4. Practice, profession. E. to drink, ṇyat aff.

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

Pāyya (पाय्य).—[adjective] to be caused to drink; [neuter] drink, beverage.

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

1) Pāyya (पाय्य):—[from pāya] 1. pāyya mfn. to be (or being) drunk, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] to be caused to drink (with [accusative]), [Suśruta]

3) [v.s. ...] n. drinking (See pūrva-p)

4) [v.s. ...] water, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [from pāyu] 2. pāyya ([probably]) protection (See nṛ-, bahu.).

6) 3. pāyya n. a measure, [Pāṇini 3-1, 129] (cf. [vi, 2, 122])

7) practice, profession, [Horace H. Wilson]

8) 4. pāyya mfn. low, vile, contemptible, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Payya in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Payya (ಪಯ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] a boy; a lad.

2) [noun] a young of a cow.

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Pāyya (ಪಾಯ್ಯ):—[noun] a measure.

context information

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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