Rathya, Rathyā: 12 definitions

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Rathyā.—(EI 19), a street. Note: rathyā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rathya (रथ्य).—[rathaṃ vahati yat]

1) A chariot-horse; धावन्त्यमी मृगजवाक्षमयेव रथ्याः (dhāvantyamī mṛgajavākṣamayeva rathyāḥ) Ś.1.8; Śiśupālavadha 4.14.

2) A part of a chariot.

Derivable forms: rathyaḥ (रथ्यः).

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Rathyā (रथ्या).—

1) A road for carriages; (hence) a high-way, main road; भूयो भूयः सविधनगरीरथ्यया पर्यटन्तम् (bhūyo bhūyaḥ savidhanagarīrathyayā paryaṭantam) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1.15.

2) A place where many roads meet.

3) A number of carriages or chariots; रथ्याघोषैर्बृंहणैर्वारणानाम् (rathyāghoṣairbṛṃhaṇairvāraṇānām) Śiśupālavadha 18.3; अश्वीयैरौक्षकैर्मानुष्यकै रथ्याभिरौष्ट्रकैः (aśvīyairaukṣakairmānuṣyakai rathyābhirauṣṭrakaiḥ) Dharmābhyudaya-Mahākāvyam 2.26.

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

Rathya (रथ्य).—m.

(-thyaḥ) A car or carriage-horse. f.

(-thyā) 1. A multitude of cars. 2. A high street. 3. A main or carriage-road. 4. A place where several roads meet. n.

(-thyaṃ) A wheel. E. ratha a car, ya or yat affixes of multitude or fitness.

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

Rathya (रथ्य).—i. e. ratha + ya, I. m. A carriage horse. Ii. f. . 1. A multitude of cars, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 241 (warriors?). 2. A high street. 3. A place where several roads meet. Iii. n. A wheel.

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

Rathya (रथ्य).—[adjective] belonging or accustomed to a carriage, chariot-; [masculine] a carriage-horse. [feminine] rathyā road, high-road. [neuter] chariot-trappings or a wheel; a race or contest with chariots.

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Rathya (रथ्य).—[adjective] belonging or accustomed to a carriage, chariot-; [masculine] a carriage-horse. [feminine] rathyā road, high-road. [neuter] chariot-trappings or a wheel; a race or contest with chariots.

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Rāthya (राथ्य).—1. [neuter] possession of chariots.

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Rāthya (राथ्य).—2. [adjective] fit for a chariot.

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

1) Rathya (रथ्य):—[from ratha] mfn. (or rathya) belonging or relating to a carriage or chariot, accustomed to it etc. (with āji, ‘a chariot-race’), [Ṛg-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] (?) delighting in roads (See f. and rathya-virathya)

3) [v.s. ...] m. a carriage or chariot-horse, [Ṛg-veda; Śakuntalā]

4) Rathyā (रथ्या):—[from rathya > ratha] a f. See below

5) Rathya (रथ्य):—[from ratha] n. carriage equipments (trappings, a wheel etc.), [Ṛg-veda; Lāṭyāyana]

6) [v.s. ...] a chariot-race or match, [Ṛg-veda]

7) [v.s. ...] a carriage, vehicle (?), [ib.]

8) Rathyā (रथ्या):—[from ratha] b f. a carriage-road, highway, street, [Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

9) [v.s. ...] a number of carriages or chariots, [Śiśupāla-vadha xviii, 3].

10) Rāthya (राथ्य):—[from rātha] n. possession of chariots ([Padapāṭha] rathya), [Ṛg-veda i, 157, 6]

11) [v.s. ...] mfn. fit for a carriage, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

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

Rathya (रथ्य):—(thyaḥ) 1. m. A car or carriage horse. f. (thyā) Many cars; a high street; a main road; a meeting of roads. n. A wheel.

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

Rathyā (रथ्या) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Racchā.

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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

Rathyā (रथ्या):—(nf) course of a chariot; a highway.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Rathya (ರಥ್ಯ):—[noun] a horse used to draft a chariot.

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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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