Shailya, Śailya: 8 definitions
Shailya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
The Sanskrit term Śailya can be transliterated into English as Sailya or Shailya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śailya (शैल्य).—n (Corr. from śalya q. v.) A splint or splinter lodged in the flesh &c.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śailya (शैल्य).—a. (-lyā f.) Stony.
-lyam Rockiness, hardness.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śailya (शैल्य).—nf. (-lyaṃ-lyī) Hardness, stoniness. E. śilā a stone, a rock, ṣyañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śailya (शैल्य).—i. e. śilā + ya, n. Stoniness, hardness.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śailya (शैल्य):—[from śaila] mfn. rocky, stony, hard, [ib.]
2) [v.s. ...] n. (cf. 1. śailī) rockiness, stoniness, hardness, [ib.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śailya (शैल्य):—[(lyaṃ-lyī)] 1. n. 3. f. Hardness.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Śailya (शैल्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sella.
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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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