Shamyu, Śamyu, Śaṃyu: 9 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Śamyu and Śaṃyu can be transliterated into English as Samyu or Shamyu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
1) Śaṃyu (शंयु).—The eldest son of Bṛhaspati. This agni (Śaṃyu) is worshipped in Cāturmāsya and aśvamedha yajñas. Satyā, daughter of Dharmadeva was Śaṃyu’s wife, and to the couple were born a son and three daughters. (Vana Parva, Chapter 219, Verse 2).
2) Śaṃyu (शंयु).—An ācārya. He is believed to have a special method of performing yajñas. (Śatapathabrāhmaṇa).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Śamyu (शम्यु).—A son of Bṛhaspati; asked his father as to the pros and cons of the śrāddha.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 9. 38-44; Vāyu-purāṇa 71. 37.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śaṃyu (शंयु).—a. Happy, prosperous; कुर्वाणा पश्यतः शंयून् स्रग्विणी सुहसानना (kurvāṇā paśyataḥ śaṃyūn sragviṇī suhasānanā) Bk.4.18.
-yuḥ A deity presiding over sacrifice; शंयोरभिस्रवन्ताय अथर्वाय नमो नमः (śaṃyorabhisravantāya atharvāya namo namaḥ) Mb.13.14.9.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yuḥ-yuḥ-yuṃ) Happy, prosperous, fortunate. m.
(-yuḥ) A sort of snake. E. śam happily, and yus aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śaṃyu (शंयु).—i. e. śam + yu, adj. Happy.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śaṃyu (शंयु).—[adjective] benevolent, auspicious.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śaṃyu (शंयु):—[=śaṃ-yu] [from śaṃ > śam] a See śaṃyu, [column]3.
2) [from śam] b mfn. benevolent, beneficent, [Ṛg-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā]
3) [v.s. ...] happy, fortunate, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]
4) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Bṛhas-pati, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata]
5) Śamyu (शम्यु):—See śaṃyu, p. 1054, col. 3.
6) Saṃyu (संयु):—[=saṃ-yu] -√2. yu [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -yauti, -yute;
— -yunāti, nīte ([Vedic or Veda] also -yuvati, te), to join or unite with one’s self, take into one’s self, devour, [Ṛg-veda];
—to join to another, bestow on, impart, [Ṛg-veda v, 32, 10];
—to join together, connect with ([instrumental case]), unite, mix, mingle, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śaṃyu (शंयु):—[(yuḥ-yuḥ-yu) a.] Happy, fortunate. m. A sort of snake.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
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Śamyu (शम्यु):—und śamva schlechte Schreibarten für śaṃyu, śaṃva und śamba .
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Sankhayana-grihya-sutra (by Hermann Oldenberg)
Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Kāṇḍa I, adhyāya 9, brāhmaṇa 1 < [First Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa III, adhyāya 2, brāhmaṇa 3 < [Third Kāṇḍa]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 9 - Propitiation of Pitṛs < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
Chapter 20 - Seven classes of Pitṛs and the rites of propitiating them < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
Chapter 19 - Qualifications of a Brāhmaṇa for Śrāddha gifts < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]