Anantarajata, Anantarajāta: 3 definitions



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

Anantarajāta (अनन्तरजात).—[adjective] born of a woman of lower caste than the man’[substantive]

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

1) Anantarajāta (अनन्तरजात):—[=an-antara-jāta] [from an-antara] m. idem, [Manu-smṛti x, 6]

2) [v.s. ...] also the son of a Śūdrā mother by a Vaiśya father.

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

Anantarajāta (अनन्तरजात):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-taḥ) The son of a father married to a woman of a caste next in order to his own, viz. of a Brāhmaṇa by a Kṣatriyā, of a Kshatriya by a Vaiśyā, of a Vaiśya by a Sūdrā. E. anantara and jāta.

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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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