क्रिया

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit क्रिया (kriyā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

क्रिया (kriyāfUrdu spelling کریا

  1. (grammar) verb
  2. doing, performance
  3. action, act, deed
  4. undertaking
  5. business
  6. use
  7. work, labour; a literary work
  8. medical treatment or practice
  9. a religious act or ceremony, a pious act, a duty
  10. obsequies
  11. oath

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

क्रिया (kriyāf

  1. doing, performing, performance, occupation with (in compounds), business, act, action, undertaking, activity, work, labour
  2. bodily action, exercise of the limbs
  3. (grammar) action (as the general idea expressed by any verb), verb
    सकर्मक्रिया (sakarma-kriyā) — "active" verb
    अकर्मक्रिया (akarma-kriyā) — intransitive verb
  4. noun of action
  5. literary work
  6. medical treatment or practice, applying a remedy, cure
    समक्रियत्व (sama-kriya-tva) — ?
    विषमक्रिय (viṣama-kriya) — undergoing unequal (medical) treatment
  7. a religious rite or ceremony, sacrificial act, sacrifice
  8. (with caramā), "the last ceremony", rites performed immediately after death, obsequies, purificatory rites (as ablution etc.)
  9. religious action, worship
  10. Religious Action (personified as a daughter of Daksha and wife of Dharma; or as a daughter of Kardama and wife of Kratu)
  11. judicial investigation (by human means, as by witnesses, documents etc., or by superhuman means, as by various ordeals)
  12. atonement
  13. disquisition
  14. study
  15. means, expedient

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0320
  • Arthur A. Macdonell, A practical Sanskrit dictionary with transliteration, accentuation, and etymological analysis throughout, London: Oxford University Press, 1893, page 076
  • Horace Hayman Wilson, A dictionary in Sanscrit and English, 2nd ed., Calcutta: Education Press, Circular Road, 1832, page 257
  • Carl Capeller, A Sanskrit-English dictionary, based upon the St. Petersburg lexicons, London: Luzac & Co., 1891, page 137