Sancayana, Sañcayana, Samcayana: 5 definitions


Sancayana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Sanchayana.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sancayana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sañcayana (संचयन).—n S Collecting, gathering, accumulating.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sancayana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sañcayana (सञ्चयन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Collecting, gathering. 2. Collecting the ashes or bones of a body which has been burnt. E. sam together, ci to collect, aff. lyuṭ .

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

Sañcayana (सञ्चयन):—[sa-ñcayana] (naṃ) 1. n. Collecting, gathering together.

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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

[«previous next»] — Sancayana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃcayana (ಸಂಚಯನ):—

1) [noun] the act of bringing several things or a number of pieces of the same thing together at one place and heaping them up; a piling.

2) [noun] the act of saving (as money) in small quantities, to have finally a considerably big amount.

3) [noun] a depositing or being deposited; deposition.

4) [noun] a collecting of ashes and pieces of bones after a dead body is cremated, for purpose of puting it in water in a holy place.

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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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Nepali dictionary

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

Sañcayana (सञ्चयन):—n. 1. gathering; collecting; 2. storage;

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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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