Ajajivika, Ajajīvika, Aja-jivika: 3 definitions
Ajajivika 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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ajajīvika (अजजीविक).—[ajaistaccāraṇena jīvati; ajā eva jīvikā yasya vā] a goat-herd; so -°पः, -°पालः (paḥ, -°pālaḥ).
Derivable forms: ajajīvikaḥ (अजजीविकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) A goatherd, E. aja and jīvika who lives or gets a livelihood by goats.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ajajīvika (अजजीविक):—[=aja-jīvika] [from aja > aj] m. ‘who lives by goats’, a goat-herd.
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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