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Aditya

[ah-dit-yuh]
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noun Hinduism.
  1. one of the Vedic gods, the sons of Aditi.
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Origin of Aditya

< Sanskrit āditya (or ādityāḥ plural), derivative of aditi a goddess (originally a deified abstraction, literally, the absence of binding)
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Historical Examples

  • Real estate was not sold on Aditya, any more than slaves were.

    A Slave is a Slave

    Henry Beam Piper

  • "I notice you laughed at that remark of mine about Aditya," he said.

    Ministry of Disturbance

    Henry Beam Piper

  • It seems that they are reforming the educational system on Aditya.

    Ministry of Disturbance

    Henry Beam Piper

  • To the triad a fourth is sometimes added, to the seven an eighth Aditya.

  • One should next go, O king, to the asylum of Aditya—that illustrious god who is a mass of effulgence.