Sya, Shya: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

1) Sya (स्य).—Case-ending स्य (sya) substituted for the genitive singular case-affix after bases ending in अ; cf. टाङसिङसामि-नात्स्याः (ṭāṅasiṅasāmi-nātsyāḥ) P. VII.1.12;

2) Sya.—Vikarana affix स्य (sya) placed before the personal endings of लृट् (lṛṭ) and लृङ् (lṛṅ) (the second future tense and the conditional mood); cf स्यतासी लृलुटोः (syatāsī lṛluṭoḥ) P. III.1.33.

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sya (स्य).—1 P., 1 U. (syamati, syamayati-te)

1) To sound, to cry aloud, shout; वव्रश्चुराजुघूर्णुश्च स्येमुश्चुकूर्दिरे तथा (vavraścurājughūrṇuśca syemuścukūrdire tathā) Bhaṭṭikāvya 14.77.

2) To go.

3) To consider, reflect (Ātm. only in this sense).

4) To guess, to reflect; L. D. B.

Derivable forms: syam (स्यम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Sya (स्य).—apparently particle of emphasis, = asya, q.v. for citations.

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

Śyā (श्या).—śyāyati [participle] śīta, śīna & śyāna (q.v.) freeze, coagulate (tr.); [Passive] śīyata [intransitive]

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Sya (स्य).—[pronoun] st. of 3^d [person or personal] (only [nominative] sgl., cf. tya).

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

1) Sya (स्य):—1. sya mfn. [pronoun] base of 3rd person (= sa; only in [nominative case] m. syas, sya f. sya; cf. tya, tyad), [Ṛg-veda]

2) 2. sya n. a winnowing basket (= śūrpa), [Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]

[Sanskrit to German]

Sya 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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