Avya, Avyā, Āvya: 6 definitions


Avya 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Avya (अव्य):—

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Āvya (आव्य):—(von avi) adj. f. āvī

1) zum Schafgeschlecht gehörig [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 2, 2, 6, 3.] —

2) wollen: mekhalā mauñjī brāhmaṇasya dhanurjyā kṣatriyasyāvī (viell. āvikī zu lesen) vaiśyasya [ĀŚV. GṚHY. 1, 19.]

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Āvya (आव्य):—

2) alle Hdschrr. und auch der Schol. [NĀRĀYAṆA] lesen āvī .

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Āvya (आव्य):—2. (ā + vī) n. etwa das Andringen gegen Jmd, feindliche Unternehmung [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 3, 2, 9, 5.] [Kāṭhaka-Recension 30, 9.] — Vgl. apāvya .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Avya (अव्य):—Adj. vom Schaf herrührend (Soma-Seihe) ; Subst. eine solche Soma-Seihe.

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Āvya (आव्य):—1. Adj. (f. āvī) —

1) zum Schafgeschlecht gehörig.

2) wollen.

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Āvya (आव्य):—2. āvia Absol. von av.

context information

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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