Vaishamya, Vaiṣamya, Vaishaya: 13 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Vaiṣamya can be transliterated into English as Vaisamya or Vaishamya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Vaishamy.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vaiṣamya (वैषम्य).—Diversity in number or properties; cf. एवमपि पञ्चागमास्त्रय आगमिनः वैषम्यात्संख्यातानुदेशो न भवति (evamapi pañcāgamāstraya āgaminaḥ vaiṣamyātsaṃkhyātānudeśo na bhavati) M. Bh. Ahnika 1; cf. also M. Bh. on P.I. 2.27, I. 3. 10 Vart. 4, I. 4.101.

Vyakarana book cover
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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

[«previous next»] — Vaishamya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vaiṣamya (वैषम्य).—n S Oddness, opp. to evenness. 2 Inequality, unevenness, irregularity. 3 Unpropitiousness, adverseness, contrariness (to one's purpose, object, desire).

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

vaiṣamya (वैषम्य).—n Inequality. Oddness. Adverseness.

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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

[«previous next»] — Vaishamya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaiṣamya (वैषम्य).—[viṣamasya bhāvaḥ ṣyañ]

1) Unevenness.

2) Roughness, harshness.

3) Inequality.

4) Injustice.

5) Difficulty, misery, calamity.

6) Solitariness.

7) An error, mistake.

Derivable forms: vaiṣamyam (वैषम्यम्).

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

Vaiṣamya (वैषम्य).—n.

(-myaṃ) 1. Inequality, unevenness. 2. Solitariness, singleness. 3. Difficulty. 4. Injustice. E. viṣama odd, uneven, &c., aff. ṣyañ .

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

Vaiṣamya (वैषम्य).—i. e. viṣama + ya, n. 1. Inequality, unevenness. 2. Solitariness. 3. Difficulty. 4. Misery, distress, [Nala] 9. 20.

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

Vaiṣamya (वैषम्य).—[neuter] unevenness, unequality, difference, dissension, disproportion, difficulty, pain, distress, injustice, unkindness.

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

1) Vaiṣamya (वैषम्य):—[from vaiṣama] n. unevenness (of ground), [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] inequality, oddness (opp. to ‘evenness’), diversity, disproportion, [???; Mahābhārata] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] difficulty, trouble, distress, calamity, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] injustice, unkindness, harshness, [Rāmāyaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

5) [v.s. ...] impropriety, incorrectness, wrongness, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

6) [v.s. ...] an error, mistake in or about ([locative case] or [compound]), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

7) [v.s. ...] solitariness, singleness, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Vaiṣamya (वैषम्य):—(myaṃ) 1. m. Inequality, solitariness; difficulty; injustice.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vaiṣamya (वैषम्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Vaisamma, Vesamma.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vaishamya 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

[«previous next»] — Vaishamya in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vaiṣamya (वैषम्य) [Also spelled vaishamy]:—(nm) see [viṣamatā].

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Vaiṣamya (ವೈಷಮ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] absence of equality; inequality.

2) [noun] trouble; difficulty; distress; calamity.

3) [noun] a continuing and bitter hate or ill will; deep spite or malice; rancour.

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Vaiṣaya (ವೈಷಯ):—[noun] relating to the external objects of the world and sensual experience.

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Vaiṣaya (ವೈಷಯ):—[noun] any of the external object, experience, that are subject to the mind.

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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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