Sayika, Sāyika, Shayika, Śāyikā, Sāyikā: 6 definitions

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Introduction:

Sayika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

The Sanskrit term Śāyikā can be transliterated into English as Sayika or Shayika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

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

Sāyika, (adj.) (fr. śī) lying, sleeping, resting in (-°) Dh. 141; M. I, 328 (vatthu°); Th. 1, 501=Miln. 367. (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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śāyikā (शायिका).—

1) Repose, sleep.

2) The state of lying or reposing; कुर्यात्तृणमयं चापं शयीत मृगशायिकाम् (kuryāttṛṇamayaṃ cāpaṃ śayīta mṛgaśāyikām) Mb.1.14.13; also शायिता (śāyitā).

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Sāyikā (सायिका).—f.

1) Position in due order (= kramasthitiḥ).

2) A dagger.

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

Śāyikā (शायिका).—f.

(-kā) Sleeping. E. śī to sleep, ṇvul aff.

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

1) Śāyikā (शायिका):—[from śāyaka > śāya] f. sleeping, lying (‘manner of lying’ or ‘one’s turn to rest’), [Pāṇini 3-3, 108], [vArttika] 1; ii, 2, 15[Scholiast or Commentator]

2) Sāyikā (सायिका):—[from sāyaka > sāya] f. a dagger, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] the being or standing in regular order (= krama-sthiti; [probably] [wrong reading] for śāyikā), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Śāyikā (शायिका):—(kā) 1. f. Sleeping.

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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

Śāyikā (शायिका):—(nf) a sleeper berth.

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