Sprihaniya, Spṛhaṇīya: 9 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Spṛhaṇīya can be transliterated into English as Sprhaniya or Sprihaniya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sprihaniya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

spṛhaṇīya (स्पृहणीय).—a S (Proper or suitable) to be desired, desirable.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

spṛhaṇīya (स्पृहणीय).—a To be desired.

context information

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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sprihaniya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Spṛhaṇīya (स्पृहणीय).—a. [spṛh-anīyar] To be desired or longed for, enviable, desirable; अहो बतासि स्पृहणीयवीर्यः (aho batāsi spṛhaṇīyavīryaḥ) Kumārasambhava 3.2; वन्द्या त्वमेव जगतः स्पृहणीयसिद्धिः (vandyā tvameva jagataḥ spṛhaṇīyasiddhiḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1.21; परस्परेण स्पृहणीय- शोभं न चेदिदं द्वन्द्वमयोजयिष्यत् (paraspareṇa spṛhaṇīya- śobhaṃ na cedidaṃ dvandvamayojayiṣyat) R.7.14; Kumārasambhava 7.66; Uttararāmacarita 6.4.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Spṛhaṇīya (स्पृहणीय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Desirable, to be wished. E. spṛh to wish, anīyar aff.

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

Spṛhaṇīya (स्पृहणीय).—[adjective] desirable, enviable, attractive, charming; [abstract] [feminine], tva [neuter]

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

1) Spṛhaṇīya (स्पृहणीय):—[from spṛh] mfn. to be wished or longed for, desirable, attractive to ([genitive case] or [instrumental case]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] enviable, to be envied by ([genitive case]), [Rāmāyaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

Spṛhanīya (स्पृहनीय):—[(yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a.] Desirable.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sprihaniya in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sprihaniya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Spṛhaṇīya (ಸ್ಪೃಹಣೀಯ):—[adjective] worth wanting or having; worthwhile, beneficial, expedient, etc.; desirable.

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Spṛhaṇīya (ಸ್ಪೃಹಣೀಯ):—

1) [noun] that which is desirable.

2) [noun] a man in relation with antoher person who likes him.

context information

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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