Upayacatushtaya, aka: Upāyacatuṣṭaya, Upaya-catushtaya; 2 Definition(s)
Upayacatushtaya 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.
The Sanskrit term Upāyacatuṣṭaya can be transliterated into English as Upayacatustaya or Upayacatushtaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Upayachatushtaya.
Languages of India and abroad
upāyacatuṣṭaya (उपायचतुष्टय).—n (S) The four measures of war or expedients for prevailing against an enemy; viz. sāma, dāna, daṇḍa, bhēda, q. v. in loc.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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.
Upāyacatuṣṭaya (उपायचतुष्टय).—the four expedients against an enemy; see above (5).
Derivable forms: upāyacatuṣṭayam (उपायचतुष्टयम्).
Upāyacatuṣṭaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms upāya and catuṣṭaya (चतुष्टय).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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