Abhijanavat: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhijanavat (अभिजनवत्).—a. Of noble descent, nobly born; °तीम् मालविकाम् (tīm mālavikām) M.5; °वतो भर्तुः श्लाघ्ये स्थिता गृहिणीपदे (vato bhartuḥ ślāghye sthitā gṛhiṇīpade) Ś.4.19; आढपोऽभिजनवानस्मि (āḍhapo'bhijanavānasmi) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 16.15.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhijanavat (अभिजनवत्):—[=abhi-jana-vat] [from abhi-jana > abhi-jan] mfn. of noble descent, [Śākaṭāyana etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhijanavat (अभिजनवत्):—m. f. n. (-vān-vatī-vat) Of family, of a noble family. (In the verse of the Rāmāy. tacchutvā bharato vākyaṃ dharmābhijanavāñchuciḥ . papāta &c. the word dharmābhijanavān is not to be rendered as equivalent to dharmavānabhijanavāṃśca, ‘virtuous and of noble family’, but ‘of a virtuous family’; Maheśvaratīrtha: = dharmayuktobhijanonvayo yasyāstīti tathā; another: = dharmayuktavaṃśavān.) E. abhijana, taddh. aff. matup.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhijanavat (अभिजनवत्):—[abhi-janavat] (vān, vatī, vat) a. Noble.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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