Tiryagyonyanvaya: 2 definitions



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

Tiryagyonyanvaya (तिर्यग्योन्यन्वय) or Tiryyagyonyanvaya.—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Of the brute kind. m.

(-yaḥ) The race or kind of animals, birds, &c. E. tiryagyoni, and anvaya race.

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

Tiryagyonyanvaya (तिर्यग्योन्यन्वय):—[=tiryag-yony-anvaya] [from tiryag-yoni > tiryag > tiraḥ] m. the animal race, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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.

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