Vatya, Vātyā, Vāṭya, Vāṭyā: 11 definitions


Vatya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Vāṭya (वाट्य):—Porridge prepared with fried barley

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Vātya (वात्य) refers to “gusts of wind”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.15 (“The penance and reign of Tārakāsura”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated: “[...] At the same time, several phenomena of evil portent forboding misery and distress happened, when the son of Varāṅgī was born making the gods miserable. [...] The earth with all the mountains quaked; the quarters blazed; the rivers and oceans were particularly agitated. The rough wind blew with a hissing noise. Gusts of wind with troops of tempests and dust for banner [i.e., vātya-anīka-rajas-dhvaja] uprooted several trees. [...]”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vātyā (वात्या).—f S A storm or strong wind. Ex. dhaḍadhaḍa vātyā javēṃ jasā viṭapī ||.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vāṭya (वाट्य).—a.

1) Belonging to a park or garden.

2) Made of वट (vaṭa) tree.

-ṭyaḥ Fried barley; also वाट्टकः (vāṭṭakaḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 8.44.11.

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Vāṭyā (वाट्या).—Name of the plant अतिबला (atibalā).

See also (synonyms): vāṭyāla, vāṭyālī.

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Vātyā (वात्या).—[vātānāṃ samūhaḥ yat] A storm, hurricane, whirlwind, stormy or tempestuous wind; वात्याभिः परुषीकृता दश दिशश्चण्डातपो दुःसहः (vātyābhiḥ paruṣīkṛtā daśa diśaścaṇḍātapo duḥsahaḥ) Bv.1.31; R.11.16; Kirātārjunīya 5.39; Ve.2.21; Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 5.6;1.3; (vātyācakram in the same sense).

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

Vāṭyā (वाट्या).—f.

(-ṭyā) A plant, (Sida cordifolia.) E. vāṭī a garden, yat, and ṭāp affs.

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Vātyā (वात्या).—f.

(-tyā) A gale, a whirlwind, a hurricane. E. vāta wind, yat implying quantity.

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

Vāṭyā (वाट्या).—f., and vāṭyāla vāṭyā + la, m., , f. A plant, Sida cordifolia, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] Pentap. p. 64, v. 10 (la); p. 66, v. 33 () = Mahābhārata 8, 2034; 2059 (vv. rr.)

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Vātyā (वात्या).—i. e. probably vāta + ya, f. A gale, a whirlwind, [Kirātārjunīya] 5, 39; [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 477.

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

Vāṭya (वाट्य).—1. [adjective] = 1 vāṭa.

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Vāṭya (वाट्य).—2. [masculine] parched barley.

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Vātyā (वात्या).—[feminine] storm, whirlwind.

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

1) Vaṭya (वट्य):—[from vaṭ] mfn. belonging to the Banyan or Indian fig-tree [gana] balādi

2) [v.s. ...] m. or n. a kind of mineral, [Catalogue(s)]

3) Vātya (वात्य):—[from ] mfn. (for 2. See sa-vātya) being in the wind etc., [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

4) Vātyā (वात्या):—[from ] f. a strong wind, gale, storm, hurricane, [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara etc.]

5) Vāṭya (वाट्य):—[from vāṭa] mfn. ([from] vaṭa) made of the Indian fig-tree, [Suśruta]

6) [v.s. ...] m. fried barley, [Caraka] (cf. vaṭṭaka)

7) Vāṭyā (वाट्या):—[from vāṭya > vāṭa] f. = vātyālaka, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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

1) Vāṭya (वाट्य):—[(ṭyaḥ-ṭyā-ṭyaṃ) a.] Belonging to a house or garden.

2) Vāṭyā (वाट्या):—(ṭyā) 1. f. A plant as above.

3) Vātyā (वात्या):—(tyā) 1. f. Strong wind, gale, &c.

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Vatya 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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vātyā (वात्या):—(nf) a whirlwind; ~[cakra] a whirlwind.

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