Upameya, aka: Upamēya; 4 Definition(s)

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Upameya 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Upameya (उपमेय).—An object which is to be compared. See उपमित (upamita).

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

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upamēya (उपमेय).—n S The subject of an illustration.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

upamēya (उपमेय).—n The subject of an illustration.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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

Upameya (उपमेय).—pot. p. Fit to be likened or compared, comparable with; (with instr. or in comp.); भूयिष्ठ- मासीदुपमेयकान्तिः गुहेन (bhūyiṣṭha- māsīdupameyakāntiḥ guhena) R.6.4;18.34,37; अन्तःपुरं चैककुलो- पमेयम् (antaḥpuraṃ caikakulo- pameyam) Ku.7.2; Ch. P.29 v. l.

-yam The subject of comparison, that which is compared उपमानोपमेयत्वं यदेकस्यैव वस्तुनः (upamānopameyatvaṃ yadekasyaiva vastunaḥ) Chandr.5.7,9.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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Purnopama
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Sahokti
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Prakrita
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Luptopama
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Upamita
Upamita (उपमित).—mfn. (-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Compared. E. upa and mā to measure, kta aff.
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