Sayanha, Sāyaṇha: 3 definitions


Sayanha means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sāyaṇha : (m.) evening.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Sāyaṇha, (sāyaṃ+aṇha, cp. Sk. sāyāhna) evening D. II, 9; J. I, 144; —°samayaṃ at evening time D. II, 205; M. I, 147; Vin. I, 21; sāyaṇhasamaye J. I, 148, 279; PvA. 33, 43, 100; °-kāle the same J. IV, 120; sāyaṇhe (Loc.) J. I, 144, 237; atisāyaṇha late evening J. VI, 540. (Page 705)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sāyānha (सायान्ह).—m S Evening. The last of the five divisions of the day. See parānha.

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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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