Abija, Abīja: 7 definitions


Abija means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abīja (अबीज).—a.

1) Impotent, seedless; Manusmṛti 9.79.

2) Causeless;

-jaḥ Victory over the mind;

-jā a kind of grape (Mar. bedāṇā)

-jam An unproductive seed; अबीजविक्रयी (abījavikrayī) Manusmṛti 9.291.

See also (synonyms): abījaka.

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Abīja (अबीज).—(abīja)

1) Seedless; अबीजकमपि क्षेत्रं केवलं स्थण्डिलं भवेत् (abījakamapi kṣetraṃ kevalaṃ sthaṇḍilaṃ bhavet) Manusmṛti 1.71.

2) Impotent; Manusmṛti 9.79.

3) Having no prime cause.

-jaḥ Restraint, controlling the mental passions.

-jā Vine plant.

-jam 1 Bad seed, bad grain; °विक्रयिन् (vikrayin) Manusmṛti 9.291.

2) Absence of seed.

See also (synonyms): avīja, avījaka, abījaka.

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

Abīja (अबीज).—[neuter] no or bad seed; adj. without seed or manly strength.

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

1) Abīja (अबीज):—[=a-bīja] mfn. seedless

2) [v.s. ...] impotent, [Manu-smṛti ix, 79.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Abīja (अबीज) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Avijja.

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Abija in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Abīja (ಅಬೀಜ):—[adjective] having no seed; seedless.

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Abīja (ಅಬೀಜ):—[noun] a grain that does not germinate or sprout.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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