Vihayas, Vihāyas: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vihāyas (विहायस्).—m., n. Sky, atmosphere; गरुत्मतां संहतिभिर्विहायः क्षणप्रकाशभिरिवावतेने (garutmatāṃ saṃhatibhirvihāyaḥ kṣaṇaprakāśabhirivāvatene) Kirātārjunīya 16.43. -m. A bird; अमोचि चञ्चूपुटमौनमुद्रा विहायसा तेन विहस्य भूयः (amoci cañcūpuṭamaunamudrā vihāyasā tena vihasya bhūyaḥ) N.3.99.

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

Vihāyas (विहायस्).—mn.

(-yāḥ-yaḥ) The sky or atmosphere. m.

(-yāḥ) A bird. E. vi before hay to go, causal form, aff. asun .

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

Vihāyas (विहायस्).—i. e. vi-hā + yas (for vas), I. m. and n. 1. The sky. 2. The open air, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 186. Ii. instr. , adv. Through the air, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 54, 6. Iii. m. A bird.

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

Vihāyas (विहायस्).—1. [adjective] powerful, vigorous.

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Vihāyas (विहायस्).—2. [neuter] the open air, space, sky, atmosphere; [instrumental] through the air.

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

1) Vihāyas (विहायस्):—[=vi-hāyas] [from vi] 1. vi-hāyas (vi-) mfn. (for 2., from which perhaps it is scarcely separable See vi-√hā) vigorous, active, mighty, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Taittirīya-āraṇyaka] ([according to] to [Scholiast or Commentator] = mahat, vañcanavat, vyāptṛ, vividha-gamana-yukta).

2) [=vi-hāyas] [from vi-hā] 2. vi-hāyas mn. (for 1. See p. 953, col. 2) the open space (cf. vi-yat), air, sky, atmosphere, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata]etc. (also saḥ-sthalī f. or sas-tala n.; [instrumental case] , ‘through the sky’)

3) [v.s. ...] m. a bird, [Kautukasarvasva]

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

Vihāyas (विहायस्):—[(yāḥ-yaṃ)] 1. m. n. The sky or atmosphere. m. A bird.

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

Vihāyas (विहायस्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Viha, Vihaga, Vehāsa.

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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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