Unnayana: 11 definitions


Unnayana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Unnayan.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

unnayana (उन्नयन).—n S Taking up or away; raising, uplifting, removing.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Unnayana (उन्नयन).—See under उन्नी (unnī).

Derivable forms: unnayanam (उन्नयनम्).

See also (synonyms): unnaya.

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Unnayana (उन्नयन).—a. With the eyes raised upwards; पुरुहूतध्वजस्येव तस्योन्नयनपङ्क्तयः (puruhūtadhvajasyeva tasyonnayanapaṅktayaḥ) R.4.3.

-nam 1 Raising, elevating, lifting up.

2) Drawing up water.

3) The vessel out of which a fluid is taken.

4) Leading away, extracting.

5) Making straight, smoothing; सीमन्त° (sīmanta°).

6) Deliberation, discussion.

7) inference; श्रवणादनु पश्चादीक्षा अन्वीक्षा उन्नयनम् (śravaṇādanu paścādīkṣā anvīkṣā unnayanam).

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

Unnayana (उन्नयन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Deliberation, discussion, logic, reasoning. 2. Inference. 3. Raising, elevating, lifting up. E. ut up, to obtain, affix lyuṭ.

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

Unnayana (उन्नयन).—i. e. ud-nī + ana, n. 1. Raising, lifting up. 2. Inference.

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

Unnayana (उन्नयन).—[neuter] lifting up, raising, drawing out (water).

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

1) Unnayana (उन्नयन):—[=un-nayana] 1. un-nayana (ud-na; for 2. See [column]2) mfn. having upraised eyes.

2) [=un-nayana] [from un-nī] 2. un-nayana n. (for 1. See sub voce [column]1) the act of raising, elevating, lifting, up, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] taking out of, drawing out (a fluid), [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

4) [v.s. ...] the vessel out of which a fluid is taken, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

5) [v.s. ...] making a straight line, or parting the hair (of a pregnant woman) upwards (See sīmantonnayana)

6) [v.s. ...] conclusion, induction, inference.

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

Unnayana (उन्नयन):—[unna+yana] (naṃ) 1. n. Deliberation; logic.

[Sanskrit to German]

Unnayana in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Unnayana (उन्नयन) [Also spelled unnayan]:—(nm) progress; development; uplift; elevation; ~[vāda] meliorism.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Unnayana (ಉನ್ನಯನ):—

1) [noun] the act of taking, lifting, to a higher place, position, rank, etc.; an upward conveyance.

2) [noun] the act of improving (a person) morally; sublimation.

3) [noun] (psych.) the unconscious diversion towards higher aims of the energy attaching to an instinct (often, sexual); sublimation.

4) [noun] a separation or parting of the hair on each side of the head so as to form a line in between.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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