Vya, Vyā: 7 definitions

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Vya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Vya.—(PJS), abbreviation of Vyavahārin, especially in medieval Jain inscriptions. Note: vya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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Vyā.—(PJS), abbreviation of Vyāpārin (merchant) or Vyāsa (exponent or reciter of epic and Puranic texts) especially in medieval Jain inscriptions. Cf. vyā-bhū. Note: vyā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

vyā (व्या).—or vyā, tōṇḍacukārū, tōṇḍa- cukavyā a That eludes observation, that slips off out of sight.

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vyā (व्या).—or vyā a An incendiary; a mischief-maker.

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vyā (व्या).—or-vyā m One of an establishment of Brahmans at Pandharpur.

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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

Vya (व्य).—A technicl term for indeclinables such as नि, चित् (ni, cit) &c.

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Vya (व्य).—A cover, veil.

Derivable forms: vyaḥ (व्यः).

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

Vyā (व्या).—vyayati vyayate [participle] vīta (q.v.) wrap, veil, envelop; [Middle] refl.

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

1) Vya (व्य):—1. vya m. (√vye) a coverer, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) 2. vya (said to be an abbreviated form of a-vyaya) a technical symbol for indeclinables such as ni, cit, svar, etc., [Vopadeva iii, 17.]

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

Vya (व्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Vicca, Vivva.

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Vya 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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