Vamaniya, Vamanīya, Vamanīyā: 6 definitions


Vamaniya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara

Vāmanīyā (वामनीया) is the name of an important person (viz., an Ācārya or Kavi) mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—An ancient poet and critic, belonging to Kāśmīra and also wellknown for his famous work Kāvyālaṃkārasūtra. He was the mantrin of king Jayāditya. Rājaśekhara uses the word Vāmaniyā for the followers of Vāmana.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vamaniya in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Vamanīya, (grd. of vamati; cp. Sk. vāmanīya; ā often interchanges with a before 1 & m, like Caus. vameti & vāmeti) one who has to take an emetic Miln. 169. (Page 601)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vamanīyā (वमनीया).—A fly.

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

Vamanīyā (वमनीया).—f.

(-yā) A fly.

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

1) Vamanīya (वमनीय):—[from vam] mfn. to be vomited etc.

2) Vamanīyā (वमनीया):—[from vamanīya > vam] f. a fly, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Vāmanīya (वामनीय):—[from vānta] mfn. causing vomiting, emetic, [Suśruta]

4) [v.s. ...] to be cured with emetics, [Śārṅgadhara-saṃhitā]

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Vamaniya 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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