Shreya, Śrēya, Śreya: 5 definitions
Shreya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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 terms Śrēya and Śreya can be transliterated into English as Sreya or Shreya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Srey.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śrēya (श्रेय).—n S Good, well-being, weal, happiness, prosperousness: also a good, a blessing, an excellent and felicitating thing (as health, riches, offspring). 2 Virtue or moral merit. See puṇya & apūrva.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
śrēya (श्रेय).—n Good; a blessing. Moral merit.
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.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Śreya (श्रेय) [Also spelled srey]:—(nm) credit; the good; summum bonum, bliss; the highest coveted other-worldly achievement; —[aura preya] achievements for the other world and in this world; hence ~[vāda] (nm); ~[vādī] (a, nm).
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the quality or state of being good, fit, proper.
2) [noun] auspiciousness; propitiousness.
3) [noun] religious merit.
4) [noun] the final emancipation of the soul from the worldly life.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+13): Shreyah, Shreyahkama, Shreyahkamata, Shreyahkara, Shreyahkarabhashya, Shreyahkaratara, Shreyahketa, Shreyahkrit, Shreyahparishrama, Shreyaka, Shreyams, Shreyamsa, Shreyamsanatha, Shreyan, Shreyas, Shreyasa, Shreyasaka, Shreyasampada, Shreyasi, Shreyasitara.
Full-text (+67): Shreyas, Shreyorthin, Sea, Shreyasa, Shreyastva, Bahushreyas, Shreyahkara, Shreyahparishrama, Ashreyas, Shreyahkarabhashya, Shreyo, Shreyah, Shreyahkamata, Shreyahkrit, Shreyahkaratara, Shreyovan, Shraya, Shreyastara, Shreyahkama, Paitrishvasreya.
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Chandogya Upanishad (english Translation) (by Swami Lokeswarananda)
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