Angajata, Aṅgajāta, Anga-jata: 3 definitions


Angajata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

aṅgajāta : (nt.) the male or female organ.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Aṅgajāta refers to: “the distinguishing member”, i. e. sign of male or female (see above 3); membrum virile and muliebre Vin.I, 191 (of cows); III, 20, 37, 205; J.II, 359; Miln.124.

Note: aṅgajāta is a Pali compound consisting of the words aṅga and jāta.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aṅgajāta (अङ्गजात).—a. [aṅgāt jāyate jan-ḍa]

1) produced from or on the body, being in or on the body, bodily; °जं रजः, °जाः अलङ्काराः (jaṃ rajaḥ, °jāḥ alaṅkārāḥ) &c.

2) produced by a supplementary rite.

3) beautiful, ornamental.


Aṅgajāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṅga and jāta (जात). See also (synonyms): aṅgaja.

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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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