Sayaniya, Sāyanīya, Shayaniya: 11 definitions

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Sayaniya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Śayanīya.—a cot; cf. śayanīy-āsana-siddānnaṃ na dāpayet (Ep. Ind., Vol. XXX, p. 171). Note: śayanīya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sāyanīya : (adj.) fit to be tasted.

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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

śayanīya (शयनीय).—a S Fit for or suitable to sleep or to be slept on.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śayanīya (शयनीय).—[śī-ādhāre anīyar]

1) A bed, couch; परिशून्यं शयनीयमद्य मे (pariśūnyaṃ śayanīyamadya me) R.8.66; कान्तसखस्य शयनीयशिलातलं ते (kāntasakhasya śayanīyaśilātalaṃ te) Uttararāmacarita 3.21; (śayanīyakam in the same sense).

2) A bedchamber; शयनीयं नरेन्द्रस्य तदासाद्य व्यतिष्ठत (śayanīyaṃ narendrasya tadāsādya vyatiṣṭhata) Rām.2.15.2.

Derivable forms: śayanīyam (शयनीयम्).

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

Śayanīya (शयनीय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Fit for or suitable to sleep, to be slept on, &c. n.

(-yaṃ) A bed, a couch. E. śī to sleep, anīyar aff. of the future participle; also with kan added śayanīyaka n. (-kaṃ) .

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

Śayanīya (शयनीय).—[adjective] fit or suitable for sleep or rest; [neuter] [impersonally] (it is) to be rested or slept, as subst. coach, bed.

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

1) Śayanīya (शयनीय):—[from śaya] a mfn. to be slept or lain on, fit or suitable for sleep or rest (am ind. ‘it should be slept or rested’), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] n. a bed, couch, [ib.]

3) [from śī] b etc. See p. 1055, col. 3.

4) Sāyaṇīya (सायणीय):—[from sāyaṇa] mfn. relating to or composed by Sāyaṇa

5) [v.s. ...] n. a work of Sāyaṇa, [Catalogue(s)]

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

Śayanīya (शयनीय):—(yaṃ) 1. n. A bed. a. Fit to be slept on.

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

Śayanīya (शयनीय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sayaṇijja.

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Sayaniya 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

Śayanīya (ಶಯನೀಯ):—[adjective] fit to sleep on or lay on (as a bed) or in (as a room).

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Śayanīya (ಶಯನೀಯ):—[noun] a bed to sleep on.

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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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