Upadhyayi, Upādhyāyī, Upadhy-ayi: 3 definitions


Upadhyayi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Upadhyayi in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Upādhyāyī (उपाध्यायी):—[=upādhy-āyī] [from upādhy-āya] f. the wife of a teacher, [Kātyāyana on Pāṇini 4-1, 49.]

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Upadhyayi 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Upadhyayi in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Upādhyāyi (ಉಪಾಧ್ಯಾಯಿ):—

1) [noun] the wife of a teacher or a preceptor.

2) [noun] a woman who teaches, esp. as a profession; an instructor; a teacher.

3) [noun] a female spiritual teacher; a religious preceptor.

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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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