Traigunya, Traiguṇya: 3 definitions

Introduction

Traigunya 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous (T) next»] — Traigunya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

traiguṇya (त्रैगुण्य).—n S Consubsistence of, or the aggregate of, the three qualities (satva, raja, tama q. v. under guṇa).

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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-English dictionary

[«previous (T) next»] — Traigunya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Traiguṇya (त्रैगुण्य).—1 The state of consisting of three threads, qualities &c.

4) Triplicity.

3) The three Guṇas or properties (satva, rajas and tamas) taken collectively; त्रैगुण्योद्भवमत्र लोकचरितं नानारसं दृश्यते (traiguṇyodbhavamatra lokacaritaṃ nānārasaṃ dṛśyate) M.1.4.

Derivable forms: traiguṇyam (त्रैगुण्यम्).

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

Traiguṇya (त्रैगुण्य).—n.

(-ṇyaṃ) 1. The quality of three Gunas or properties collectively. 2. A trine, a multiplication by three. E. triguṇa, and ṣyañ aff.

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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. 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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