Shakhiya, Śākhīya: 4 definitions



Shakhiya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Śākhīya can be transliterated into English as Sakhiya or Shakhiya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śākhīya (शाखीय).—a. Belonging to a school of the Veda.

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

Śākhīya (शाखीय).—[adjective] belonging to the school of (—°).

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

1) Śākhīya (शाखीय):—[from śākh] mfn. (ifc.) belonging to a branch or school of the Veda, [Bṛhad-āraṇyaka-upaniṣad]

2) Sakhīya (सखीय):—[from sac] [Nominal verb] [Parasmaipada] yati (only p. yat), to seek the friendship of ([instrumental case]), attend or attach one’s self as a friend, [Ṛg-veda]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Śākhīya (शाखीय):—am Ende eines comp. adj. von śākhā. kaṇva zur Schule des Kaṇva gehörig [Bṛhadāranyakopaniṣad ed. POLEY S. 99.]

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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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