Sakshya, Sākṣya: 13 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Sākṣya can be transliterated into English as Saksya or Sakshya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Sakshy.
Kavya (poetry)Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (kavya)
Sākṣya (साक्ष्य) refers to a “witness (to the marriage)”, according to Kālidāsa’s Raghuvaṃśa verse 7.20.—Accordingly: “There lord Bhoja’s venerable chaplain, who was like fire, offered clarified butter and other things to the fire, and having made the same [fire] witness to the marriage (vivāha-sākṣya) he wed the bride and the groom”.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
sākṣya (साक्ष्य).—n S Evidence, witness, testimony. 2 The business of an evidence or witness; deposing, attesting, bearing testimony.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
sākṣya (साक्ष्य).—n Evidence. Deposing.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Evidence, testimony; तमेव चाधाय विवाहसाक्ष्ये (tameva cādhāya vivāhasākṣye) R.7.2.
Derivable forms: sākṣyam (साक्ष्यम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kṣyaṃ) Testimony, evidence. E. sākṣin, and ṣyañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sākṣya (साक्ष्य).—i. e. sākṣin + ya, n. 1. Evidence, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 82. 2. Giving evidence, 8, 62; testimony, Mahābhārata 5, 1225Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sākṣya (साक्ष्य).—[adjective] visible for (—°); [neuter] the being witness, testimony, evidence.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sākṣya (साक्ष्य):—[from sākṣa] mfn. visible to ([compound]), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] n. testimony, evidence, attestation (aṃ-√kṛ, ‘to give evidence for’), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sākṣya (साक्ष्य):—(kṣyaṃ) 1. n. Evidence, testimony.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Sākṣya (साक्ष्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sakkha.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Sākṣya (साक्ष्य) [Also spelled sakshy]:—(nm) evidence, testimony; vouchment; ~,[aṃta]: internal evidence; ~,[bahi]: external evidence.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Sākṣya (ಸಾಕ್ಷ್ಯ):—[noun] = ಸಾಕ್ಷಿ - [sakshi -] 1, 2, 3 & 4.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+7): Kautasakshya, Asakshya, Sakkha, Antyayoni, Kutasakshya, Sakshyabhava, Manushyasakshya, Maukhika, Manushyasakshye, Sakshy, Devasakshya, Samakshadarshana, Kapat, Mudrayati, Vivaha, Kapata, Pratyaksh, Kut, Pratyaksha, Kuta.
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 8.197 < [Section XXXIII - Fraudulent Sale]
Verse 8.82 < [Section XII - Exhortation and Examination of Witnesses]
Verse 8.69 < [Section XII (A) - Evidence]
Yajnavalkya-smriti (Vyavaharadhyaya)—Critical study (by Kalita Nabanita)
Chapter 5.3 - The Laws of Evidence (pramāṇa) and Witnesses (sākṣin) < [Chapter 5 - Vyavahārādhyāya and the Modern Indian Laws]