Svacchandya, Svācchandya: 9 definitions



Svacchandya 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Svachchhandya.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

svācchandya (स्वाच्छंद्य).—n S (svacchanda) Wilfulness, waywardness, self-willedness.

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

svācchandya (स्वाच्छंद्य).—n Wilfulness.

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»] — Svacchandya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Svācchandya (स्वाच्छन्द्य).—[svacchandasya bhāvaḥ ṣyañ] The power of following one's own will or fancy, wilfulness, independence; कन्याप्रदानं स्वाच्छन्द्यादासुरो धर्म उच्यते (kanyāpradānaṃ svācchandyādāsuro dharma ucyate) Ms.3.31. (svācchandyena, svācchandyatas mean 'wilfully', 'voluntarily').

Derivable forms: svācchandyam (स्वाच्छन्द्यम्).

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

Svācchandya (स्वाच्छन्द्य).—n. (-ndya) Wilfulness, independence. E. svacchanda self-willed, ṣyañ aff.

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

Svācchandya (स्वाच्छन्द्य).—i. e. sva -chanda + ya, n. Independence, wilfulness; abl. Voluntarily, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 31.

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

Svācchandya (स्वाच्छन्द्य).—[neuter] independence, liberty; [instrumental] willingly, of one’s own accord.

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

Svācchandya (स्वाच्छन्द्य):—n. ([from] sva-cchanda) independence, freedom ([instrumental case] = ‘by one’s own will, voluntarily’), [Manu-smṛti iii, 31.]

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

Svācchandya (स्वाच्छन्द्य):—(ndyaṃ) 1. n. Wilfulness; independence.

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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