Vyangya, Vyaṅgya: 4 definitions


Vyangya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

1) Vyaṅgya (व्यङ्ग्य).—Suggested sense as contrasted with the denoted sense;

2) Vyaṅgya.—The supreme or ultimate suggested sense viz. Sphota which is the ultimate sense of every sentence.

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vyaṅgya (व्यंग्य).—a S That is to be indicated or intimated covertly and darkly; that is to be declared by sarcastic or allusive or suggestive expression, or by gestures or action significant of latent matter.

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vyaṅgya (व्यंग्य).—n S Sareasm, insinuation, innuendo, intimation under sarcastic or covert expressions : also metaphorical or figurative speech generally.

context information

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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vyaṅgya (व्यङ्ग्य).—a.

1) Indicated by implication, indicated by covert or indirect allusion.

2) Suggested (as sense).

-ṅgyam Suggested sense, insinuation, the meaning hinted at (opp. vācya 'the primary or expressed meaning', and lakṣya 'the secondary or indicated meaning'); इदमुत्तममतिशयिनि व्यङ्ग्ये वाच्याद् ध्वनिर्बुधैः कथितः (idamuttamamatiśayini vyaṅgye vācyād dhvanirbudhaiḥ kathitaḥ) K. P.1.

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

Vyaṅgya (व्यङ्ग्य).—m.

(-ṅgyaḥ) 1. Figurative or poetical speech, elliptical language or that which conveys something more than the simple meaning of the words. 2. Sarcasm, the covert but intelligible expression of suspicion or contempt. E. vi before añj to make clear or manifest, aff. ṇyat, or ghañ aff. and yat added.

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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. 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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