Sayahan, Sāyāhan, Saya-ahan: 3 definitions


Sayahan 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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sāyāhan (सायाहन्).—m. (forming sāyāhnaḥ) evening, evening time; सायाहनि प्रणयिनो भवनं व्रजन्त्याश्चेतो न कस्य हरते गतिरङ्गनायाः (sāyāhani praṇayino bhavanaṃ vrajantyāśceto na kasya harate gatiraṅganāyāḥ) Bv.2.157.

Sāyāhan is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sāya and ahan (अहन्).

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

Sāyāhan (सायाहन्).—[neuter] (only hani) & sāyāhva [masculine] evening.

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

Sāyāhan (सायाहन्):—[from sāya] n. eventide, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

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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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