Samyuga, Saṃyuga: 10 definitions


Samyuga 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Saṃyuga (संयुग) refers to a “battle”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 3.39.—Sāṃyugīna (“warlike”), is used in verse 12.56.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃyuga (संयुग).—

1) Conjunction, union, mixture.

2) Fight, war, battle, contest; संयुगे सांयुगीनं तमुद्यतं प्रसहेत कः (saṃyuge sāṃyugīnaṃ tamudyataṃ prasaheta kaḥ) Kumārasambhava 2.57; R.9.19.

3) Contact, nearness; आगमिष्यति नो नूनं धार्तराष्ट्रस्य संयुगे (āgamiṣyati no nūnaṃ dhārtarāṣṭrasya saṃyuge) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 7.16.41.

Derivable forms: saṃyugaḥ (संयुगः).

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

Saṃyuga (संयुग).—m.

(-gaḥ) 1. War, battle. 2. Union, mixture. E. sam before yuj to join, ka aff.

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

Saṃyuga (संयुग).—i. e. sam-yuj + a, m. War, battle, Chr. 33, 4; [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 424.

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

Saṃyuga (संयुग).—[neuter] union, junction; fight, war.

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Sāṃyuga (सांयुग).—[feminine] ī relating to war or battle; [with] ku [feminine] field of battle.

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

1) Saṃyuga (संयुग):—[=saṃ-yuga] [from saṃ-yuj] n. (in, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] also m.) union, conjunction, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] conflict, battle, war, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. (cf. [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska ii, 17])

3) Sāṃyuga (सांयुग):—mf(ī)n. ([from] saṃ-yuga) relating to battle (with ku f. ‘a battle-field’), [Śiśupāla-vadha]

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

Saṃyuga (संयुग):—(gaḥ) 1. m. War, battle; union.

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

Saṃyuga (संयुग) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃjua.

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Samyuga 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃyuga (ಸಂಯುಗ):—

1) [noun] a union; a conjunction.

2) [noun] a mixture of two or more things.

3) [noun] a conflict; a battle, war.

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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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