Aksharajanani, aka: Akṣarajananī, Akshara-janani; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Akṣarajananī can be transliterated into English as Aksarajanani or Aksharajanani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Akṣarajananī (अक्षरजननी).—[akṣarāṇāṃ jananīva; tallipilekhānāṃ tūlikeva vā sādhanatvāt] a reed or pen. -जीवकः (jīvakaḥ) or -जीविन् (jīvin) m. 'One who lives by writing', a scribe.

Akṣarajananī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms akṣara and jananī (जननी). See also (synonyms): akṣaratūlikā.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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