Nyaya

noun

ˈnyäyə
plural -s
: an orthodox philosophical system in Hinduism dealing primarily with logic and epistemological analysis

Word History

Etymology

Sanskrit nyāya rule, model, maxim, logic, from ni down, back (i.e., to an original model) + eti he goes

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“Nyaya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nyaya. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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