Samaniya, Samāniyā, Shamaniya, Śamanīya: 7 definitions


Samaniya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

The Sanskrit term Śamanīya can be transliterated into English as Samaniya or Shamaniya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samaniya in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Samāniyā, (Instr. fem. of samāna, used adverbially, Vedic samānyā) (all) equally, in common Sn. 24. (Page 685)

Pali book cover
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śamanīya (शमनीय).—a. Consolable, soothing.

-yam Sedative.

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

Samānīya (समानीय).—Ind. Having taken. E. sam and āṅ before ṇī to take, lyap aff.

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

1) Śamanīya (शमनीय):—[from śam] mfn. to be tranquillized, consolable, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) [v.s. ...] serving for tranquillization, soothing, [Suśruta]

3) [v.s. ...] n. a sedative, [ib.; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Samaniya 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

Sāmaṇiya (सामणिय) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit words: Śrāmaṇa, Ṇika.

Sāmaṇiya has the following synonyms: Sāmaṇa.

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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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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samaniya in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Śamanīya (शमनीय):—adj. having the quality of being or making quiet;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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