Ajata, aka: Ajāta, Ajaṭā, Ājāta; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism


Ajāta (अजात).—One of the ten sons of Hṛdīka: Father of three powerful sons: Sudaṃṣṭra, Sunābha and Kṛṣṇa.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 44. 82-4.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

ajāta (अजात).—a S Unborn or unproduced. Some compounds are ajātadanta Of whom the teeth are not shotten or come; ajātayauvana Unattained to puberty; ajātaparṇa-puṣpa-phala Of which the leafflower-fruit is not formed; ajāta-putra-parābhava-saṃskāra and a few others in order. 2 (Adzat) Baseborn, ignoble, obscure of birth.

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ajāta (अजात).—ad (Ja & dza) Without hitching or catching by the way. See alāda & acānaka.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ajāta (अजात).—a Unborn. Base-born.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ajaṭā (अजटा).—[nāsti jaṭā śiphā yasyāḥ sā] Name of a plant भूम्यालकी (bhūmyālakī) or कपिकच्छू (kapikacchū), Seeअज्झटा (ajjhaṭā).

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Ajāta (अजात).—[na. ta.] Unborn; अजातमृतमूर्खेभ्यो मृताजातौ सुतौ वरम् (ajātamṛtamūrkhebhyo mṛtājātau sutau varam) Pt.1; not yet born, produced, or fully developed; °ककुद्, °पक्ष (kakud, °pakṣa) &c.

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Ājāta (आजात).—a. Of high birth, noble birth; यो वै कश्चिदिहाजातः क्षत्रियः क्षत्रकर्मवित् (yo vai kaścidihājātaḥ kṣatriyaḥ kṣatrakarmavit) Mb.5.134.38.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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