Samahvaya, Samāhvaya: 8 definitions
Samahvaya 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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Calling out, challenging.
2) War, battle.
3) A single combat.
4) Setting animals to fight for sport, betting with living creatures; एष एव विधिर्ज्ञेयः प्राणिद्यूते समाह्वये (eṣa eva vidhirjñeyaḥ prāṇidyūte samāhvaye) Y.2.23; Manusmṛti 9.221.
5) A name, an appellation; तस्मात्ते वर्तयिष्यामि तयोरेव समाह्वयम् (tasmātte vartayiṣyāmi tayoreva samāhvayam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 14. 21.13.
Derivable forms: samāhvayaḥ (समाह्वयः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ) 1. A match, a main, the conflict of animals or birds for sport, cockfighting, &c. 2. War, battle. 3. Calling out. 4. Name, appellation. E. sam and āṅ before hveñ to call, gha or ac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Samāhvaya (समाह्वय).—i. e. sam-ā-hve + a, m. 1. Calling out. 2. War, battle. 3. The conflict of animals or birds for sport, cockfighting, etc., [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 223; 221.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Samāhvaya (समाह्वय).—[masculine] provoking, challenging, betting ([especially] at animal-fights).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Samāhvaya (समाह्वय):—[=sam-āhvaya] [from sam-āhva > samā-hve] m. challenge, conflict, [Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] setting animals to fight for sport, betting ([especially] betting on animals, as distinguished from gaming with dice etc.; See dyūta), [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya]
3) [v.s. ...] an appellation, name (also n.), [Pañcarātra]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Samāhvaya (समाह्वय):—[samā+hvaya] (yaḥ) 1. m. A match; cockfighting, &c.; war; calling out.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a call to take part in a duel, contest, etc.; a challenge.
2) [noun] a fighting; a war.
3) [noun] a fight between two roosters or rams.
4) [noun] a name; an appellation.
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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Amarakoshodghatana of Kshirasvamin (study) (by A. Yamuna Devi)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
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Verse 9.221 < [Section XXX - Gambling]
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