Vyayashila, aka: Vyayaśīla, Vyaya-shila; 3 Definition(s)
Vyayashila 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.
The Sanskrit term Vyayaśīla can be transliterated into English as Vyayasila or Vyayashila, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Languages of India and abroad
vyayaśīla (व्ययशील).—a (S) Prodigal, extravagant, profuse of expenditure.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vyayaśīla (व्ययशील).—a Prodigal, extravagant.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Vyayaśīla (व्ययशील).—a. spendthrift, prodigal.
Vyayaśīla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vyaya and śīla (शील).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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