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Grammar Search
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ayana: neuter vocative singular stem: ayana
Amarakosha Search
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WordReferenceGenderNumberSynonymsDefinition
brahmavarcasam2.7.42NeuterSingularvṛttādhyayanardhiḥ
jayaḥ3.4.12MasculineSingularjayanam
karṇīrathaḥ2.8.52MasculineSingularayanam, pravahaṇam
locanam2.6.94NeuterSingulardṛṣṭiḥ, netram, īkṣaṇam, cakṣuḥ, akṣiḥ, dṛk, nayanam
nidrā1.7.36FeminineSingularśayanam, svāpaḥ, svapnaḥ, saṃveśaḥsleep
puram3.3.191NeuterSingularcāmaraḥdaṇḍaḥ, śayanam, āsanam
saṃvīkṣaṇam2.4.30NeuterSingularmṛgaṇā, mṛgaḥ, vicayanam, mārgaṇam
śayyā1.2.138FeminineSingularśayanīyam, śayanam
Monier-Williams Search
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Devanagari
BrahmiEXPERIMENTAL
ayanamfn. going View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ayanan. walking a road a path (often in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' see naimiṣāyana-, puruṣāyana-, prasamāyana-, samudrāyaṇa-, svedāyana-), (in astronomy) advancing, precession View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ayanan. (with gen[ exempli gratia, 'for example' /angirasām-, ādity/ānam-, gavām-,etc.] or in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound') "course, circulation", Name of various periodical sacrificial rites etc. the sun's road north and south of the equator, the half year etc., the equinoctial and solstitial points etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ayanan. way, progress, manner View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ayanan. place of refuge View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ayanan. a treatise (śāstra- see jyotiṣām-ayana-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
Apte Search
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ayana अयन a. [अय्-ल्युट्] Going (at the end of comp.); यथेमा नद्यः स्यन्दमानाः समुद्रायणाः Praśn. Up. 1 Going, moving, walking; as in रामायणम्. -2 A walk, path, way, road; आयन्नापो$यनमिच्छमानाः Rv.3.33.7. अगस्त्य- चिह्नादयनात् R.16.44. -3 A place, site, abode, place of resort; Bṛi. Up.2.4.11. ता यदस्यायनं पूर्वम् Ms. 1.1 (occurring in the derivation of the word नारायण). -4 A way of entrance, an entrance (to an array of troops or व्यूह); अयनेषु च सर्वेषु यथाभागमव- स्थिताः Bg.1.11. -5 Rotation, circulation period; अङ्गिरसां अयनम्; इष्टि˚, पशु˚. -6 A particular period in the year for the performance of particular sacrificial or other religious works; N. of certain sacrificial performances; as गवामयनम्. -7 The sun's passage, north and south of the equator. -8 (Hence) The period of this passage, half year, the time from one solstice to another; see उत्तरायण and दक्षिणायन; cf. also सायन and निरयण. -9 the equinoctial and solstitial points; दक्षिणम् अयनम् winter solstice; उत्तरम् अयनम् summer solstice; -1 Method, manner, way. -11 A Śāstra, scripture or inspired writing. -12 Final emancipation; नान्यः पन्था विद्यते$यनाय Śvet. Up. -13 A commentary; treatise. -14 The deities presiding over the ayanas. -Comp. -अंशः, -भागः the arc between the vernal equinoctial point and beginning of the fixed zodiac or first point of Aries. -कलाः The correction (in minutes) for ecliptic deviation. Sūryasiddhānta. -कालः the interval between the solstices. -ग्रहः A planet's longitude as corrected for ecliptic deviation; ibid. -जः a month caused by ayanāṁśa. -परिवृत्तिः Change of the अयन; sun's passage from one side of the equator to the other; अयनपरिवृत्ति- र्व्यस्तशब्देनोच्यते । ŚB. on MS.6.5.37. -संक्रमः, -संक्रान्तिः f. passage through the zodiac. -वृत्तम् the ecliptic.
Macdonell Search
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ayana a. going, coming; n. going; way; course; certain Soma sacrifice lasting a year; sun's course from one solstice to an other; half-year; solstice; resting-place.
Vedabase Search
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ayana the bodySB 5.18.37
ayana the motionCC Adi 2.46
ayana the sheltersCC Adi 2.42
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ayana noun (neuter) (in astron.) advancing (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a path (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a road (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a treatise (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
manner (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
precession (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
progress (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
walking (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
way (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 2894/72933
ayana adjective going (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 26621/72933
 

ayana

path; half of the year.

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