Sayam, Sayaṃ, Sāyam: 12 definitions

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Sayam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhajana-rahasya - 2nd Edition

Sāyam (सायम्) refers to:—Dusk. (cf. Glossary page from Bhajana-Rahasya).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sayaṃ : (ind.) self; by oneself.

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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

Sāyam (सायम्).—ind. In the evening; प्रयता प्रातरन्वेतु सायं प्रत्युद्व्रजेदपि (prayatā prātaranvetu sāyaṃ pratyudvrajedapi) R.1.9,48.

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

Sāyam (सायम्).—Ind. Evening, close of the day, in the evening. E. so-ñamu aff.

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

Sayam (सयम्).—hold together, draw tight (reins), restrain, curb, check, control, govern, bind together or up, attach, fasten, fetter; suppress, omit, annul, destroy. [Causative] bind, fetter, bind up, arrange (hair); check, curb, subdue. — Cf. abhyudyata ([additions]), ā/yata, udyata, ni/yata, pra/yata, prodyata, vi/yata, vyāyata, sa/yata.

Sayam is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sa and yam (यम्).

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

1) Sāyam (सायम्):—[from sāya] a ind. in the evening, at eventide (sāyaṃ sāyam, ‘every evening’; See also below), [Ṛg-veda]; etc.

2) Sāyaṃ (सायं):—[from sāya] in [compound] for sāyam, [column]3.

3) Sāyam (सायम्):—[from sāya] b ind. in [compound]

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

Sāyam (सायम्):—adv. Evening.

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

Sāyam (सायम्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sāyaṃ.

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Sayam 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Sayam in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) (self) restraint, control, check; moderation, temperance; sobriety; [mi] who exercises control over self, moderate, temperate, abstemious; sober..—sayam (संयम) is alternatively transliterated as Saṃyama.

2) Sāyaṃ (सायं):—(nf) see [sāyaṃkāla; -prāta:] morning and evening.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Sayaṃ (सयं) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Svayam.

2) Sāyaṃ (सायं) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Sāyam.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sāyaṃ (ಸಾಯಂ):—[adverb] in the evening; during the last part of the day.

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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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