Aji, Ajī, Āji, Ají: 15 definitions


Aji means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, biology. 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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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Aji in Nigeria is the name of a plant defined with Treculia africana in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Myriopeltis edulis Welw. ex Hook.f. (among others).

2) Aji is also identified with Treculia erinacea It has the synonym Antiaris toxicaria var. africana Scott-Elliot ex A. Chev. (etc.).

3) Aji in Peru is also identified with Roupala monosperma It has the synonym Embothrium monospermum Ruiz & Pav. (etc.).

4) Aji in South America is also identified with Caryocar villosum It has the synonym Pekea butyrosa Aubl. (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Annales du muséum national d’histoire naturelle (1810)
· Histoire des plantes de la Guiane Françoise (1775)
· Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique (1977)
· Journal of Natural Products (2006)
· Systema Naturae, ed. 13 (1789)
· Árboles y arbustos nuevos de Venezuela (1923)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Aji, for example chemical composition, extract dosage, health benefits, pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, side effects, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ajī : (f.) she-goat.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ajī (अजी).—f (āryā S) A grandmother (pat. or mat.) Pr. khāyālā ajī karāyālā śējī Used of a female requiring to be fed and served as if ajī, but who, when any work arises, is śējī, a mere neighbor. ajīajī karaṇēṃ To use soft, coaxing, or flattering blandishments towards an elderly female.

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ajī (अजी).—ind A respectful or polite compellation in accosting man or woman. ajīajī karaṇēṃ To beseech abjectly, or to assent to continually.

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ājī (आजी).—f (ājā) A grandmother paternal or maternal.

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ājī (आजी).—ind A respectful or polite particle used in accosting a male or female.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ajī (अजी) [-ajībāī, -अजीबाई].—f Grand mother, term of respectful mention for a grand- mother or old woman.

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ajī (अजी) [-ajībāta-da, -अजीबात-द].—ad Altogether; suddenly, not at all.

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ājī (आजी).—f A grandmother.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aji (अजि).—a. [ajati; aj-i Uṇādi-sūtra 4.139] Going, moving; as पदाजि (padāji) walking on foot.

-jiḥ f. [bhāve in]

1) Motion, going.

2) Throwing &c.

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Āji (आजि).—m. f. [ajantyasyāṃ, aj-iṇ P.III.3.18 Vārt. iṇajādibhyaḥ]

1) A battle, fight, combat; ते तु यावन्त एवाजौ तावांश्च ददृशे स तैः (te tu yāvanta evājau tāvāṃśca dadṛśe sa taiḥ) R.12.45.

2) A fighting or running match; आजिं धाव् (ājiṃ dhāv) or इ, -अज् (i, -aj) or सृ (sṛ) to run with or against any one for prize.

3) Battle-field, place for running; racecourse, level ground; दीर्घं यदाजिमभ्यख्यदर्यः (dīrghaṃ yadājimabhyakhyadaryaḥ) Ṛgveda 4. 24.8. शस्त्राण्याजौ नयनसलिलं चापि तुल्यं मुमोच (śastrāṇyājau nayanasalilaṃ cāpi tulyaṃ mumoca) Ve.3.11.

4) Limit, boundary; यथाग्नेर्मन्थनमाजेः सरणम् (yathāgnermanthanamājeḥ saraṇam) Bṛ. Up.1.3.5.

5) A road, way (m.).

6) An instant (m.).

7) Abuse, invective.

Derivable forms: ājiḥ (आजिः).

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Āji (आजि).—1 P. To conquer, win, acquire; उभा क्षयावाजयन् याति (ubhā kṣayāvājayan yāti) Ṛgveda 2.27.15.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āji (आजि).—f.

(-jiḥ) 1. War, battle. 2. Level ground. 3. An instant. 4. Abuse, reviling. 5. Going. E. aja to go, in Unadi affix, and āṅ prefixed or aja with iṇ aff.

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

Āji (आजि).—i. e. aj + i, f. and m. 1. Battle, [Arjunasamāgama] 10, 74. 2. Level ground, field of battle, Chr. 36, 12.

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

Āji (आजि).—[masculine] [feminine] running or fighting match; race, battle, combat; place for running, course.

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Āji (आजि).—& ud conquer, win, subdue.

Āji is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ā and ji (जि).

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

1) Āji (आजि):—1. āji m. rarely f. only once in [Ṛg-veda i, 116, 15], (√aj), a running-match

2) a fighting-match, prize-fight, combat, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda] etc.

3) ([ājim-√aj or √i or √dhāv or √sṛ, to run with or against any one for a prize, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa] etc.])

4) war, battle (ājau, in battle, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa xii, 45, etc.])

5) place for running, race-course, [Ṛg-veda iv, 24, 8; Atharva-veda xiii, 2, 4]

6) (= ākṣepa) abuse, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) (= kṣaṇa) an instant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [=ā-ji] 2. ā-√jiji (p. -jayat; [imperfect tense] 3. [dual number] ājayatām)

—to conquer, win, [Ṛg-veda ii, 27, 15; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa] :—[Desiderative] p. -jigīṣamāṇa, trying or desiring to win, [Ṛg-veda i, 163, 7.]

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

Aji (अजि):—f.

(-ji) A road. See also āji. E. aj, uṇ. aff. i.

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

Āji (आजि):—(jiḥ) 2. f. War; abuse; going; an instant; level ground.

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

Āji (आजि) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Āi.

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Aji 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

Āji (ಆಜಿ):—

1) [noun] open armed conflict between countries or between factions within the same country or between two individuals; a war; a fight.

2) [noun] an open field where a war takes place; a war-field.

3) [noun] a competition of speed in running, usu. with a betting.

4) [noun] ill words used to censure, condemn or reprimand; rebuke.

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Āji (ಆಜಿ):—

1) [noun] an old woman.

2) [noun] the mother of one’s father or mother.

3) [noun] a term of respectful familiarity to any elderly woman.

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Āji (ಆಜಿ):—[noun] (=but rightly it is, ಜಿ [ji]) a suffix with the names or words showing the relations, used to express familiarity or respect (as in ಅಣ್ಣಾಜಿ, ಅಕ್ಕಾಜಿ, [annaji, akkaji,] etc.).

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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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