Shraya, Śraya, Śrāya: 10 definitions
Shraya 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 terms Śraya and Śrāya can be transliterated into English as Sraya or Shraya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śraya (श्रय).—n (Corr. from śrēya S) Virtue or moral merit, good desert. śraya is a synonyme of the popular word puṇya. 2 Prosperity, weal, good &c. Used in the sense of śrēya.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
śraya (श्रय).—n Virtue or moral merit. Prosperity.
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
Śraya (श्रय).—[śri-ghañ lyuṭ vā] Refuge, shelter, protection, asylum; (see āśraya).
Derivable forms: śrayaḥ (श्रयः).
See also (synonyms): śrayaṇa.
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Śrāya (श्राय).—[śri-ghañ] Shelter, protection, refuge, asylum.
Derivable forms: śrāyaḥ (श्रायः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ) Asylum, refuge, protection. E. śri to serve, aff. ac .
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(-yaḥ-yī-yaṃ) Sacred or belonging to the goddess Shri. m.
(-yaḥ) Refuge, reliance, shelter or protection. E. śri to serve, aff. aṇ, or in the atributive form, śrī the goddess, ghañ aff., and i substituted for the primitive vowel changed to aya, and a made long.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śrāya (श्राय).—I. śri + a, m. Refuge, protection. Ii. śrī + a, adj. Sacred, or belonging, to the goddess Śrī.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śrāya (श्राय).—[adjective] endowed with ([locative]).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śraya (श्रय):—a m. ([from] √1. śri; cf. ā-śraya, pari-śr, bhadra-śr, uc-chraya) approaching for protection, asylum, refuge, protection, [Horace H. Wilson]
2) Śrāya (श्राय):—[from śraya] 1. śrāya mfn. possessing anything, furnished or provided with ([locative case]), [Ṛg-veda v, 53, 4]
3) [v.s. ...] m. refuge, reliance, shelter, protection, [Horace H. Wilson]
4) [v.s. ...] a house, dwelling, abode (cf. uc-chrāya), [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]
5) 2. śrāya mfn. (for 1. See p. 1096, col. 3) relating or belonging to Śrī, [Siddhānta-kaumudī]
6) Śraya (श्रय):—[from śri] b etc. See p.1096, [columns] 2, 3.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śraya (श्रय):—(yaḥ) 1. m. Refuge.
2) Śrāya (श्राय):—[(yaḥ-yī-yaṃ) m.] Refuge, shelter, reliance. a. Sacred to Shrī.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Śraya (ಶ್ರಯ):—[noun] a protecting, shelter or being protected, sheltered.
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1) [noun] improvement of land by cultivation.
2) [noun] a system of progressive taxation in which the rate of tax gradually increases over years.
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1) [noun] a protecting, shelter or being protected, sheltered.
2) [noun] a place of protection; a shelter.
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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Ends with (+159): Abhidhashraya, Abhisamshraya, Abhyupashraya, Adhishraya, Agamoktyashraya, Ambikashraya, Anapashraya, Anashraya, Anekashraya, Anishraya, Antikashraya, Anushraya, Anyonyasamshraya, Anyonyashraya, Apashraya, Aranyasamashraya, Arthashraya, Ashraya, Ashtagunashraya, Ashtarasashraya.
Full-text (+59): Bhadrashraya, Adhishraya, Shrayana, Vishraya, Shrayasa, Yamashraya, Prashraya, Apashraya, Ashrayatas, Ashrayatva, Prashrayavat, Ashrayabhuj, Samshrayakarita, Ashraya, Anashraya, Sharashraya, Samshraya, Upashraya, Jalashraya, Sarvashraya.
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