Mahatyaya, Mahātyaya, Maha-atyaya: 6 definitions


Mahatyaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Mahātyaya (महात्यय):—1. (mahā + a) m. grosse Leid [Mahābhārata 5, 6035.] [Nīlakaṇṭha] zerlegt das Wort in maha (= uddhava, utsava) + atyaya und erklärt es durch sukhanāśa .

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Mahātyaya (महात्यय):—2. (wie eben) adj. grosses Leid verursachend [Mahābhārata 5, 7071.]

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

Mahātyaya (महात्यय):—1. m. grosses Leid.

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Mahātyaya (महात्यय):—2. Adj. grosses Leid verursachend. Als Beiw. von jvara m. [Suśruta (rotrh) 2,409,14] nach [Bhāvaprakāśa 3,27] = mahākaṣṭa , gambhīra oder cāturthika.

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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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