chāya छाय

Definition: a. giving shade; &asharp;, f. shade, shadow; image, reflexion; reflected light, splendour, glitter; colour; beauty, grace (--°ree;, a, n. in all these meanings compounded with a word in the genitive sense); quantity; mere shade of=a little (--°ree;); Sanskrit translation of a Prâkrit work; Shadow of Samgñâ and wife of the Sun and mother of the planet Saturn.

Dictionary: Macdonell
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