Stainya: 6 definitions
Stainya 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Stainya (स्तैन्य).—[stenasya bhāvaḥ ṣyañ]
1) Theft, robbery.
-nyaḥ A thief.
Derivable forms: stainyam (स्तैन्यम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-nyaṃ) Theft, robbery. m.
(-nyaḥ) A thief. E. sten to steal, ṣyañ or ṇyat aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Stainya (स्तैन्य).—[neuter] theft, robbery.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Stainya (स्तैन्य):—[from sten] n. ([from] stena) theft, robbery, [Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] m. a thief, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Stainyaka.
Ends with: Suvarnastainya.
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