Anuja: 9 definitions


Anuja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Anuja.—(Ep. Ind., Vol XXXIII, p. 271), a younger cousin. Note: anuja is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

anuja : (m.) brother. || anujā (f.) sister.

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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

anuja (अनुज).—a (S ja-jā-jaṃ m f n) Younger-born.

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

anuja (अनुज).—a Younger-born.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anuja (अनुज).—p. p.

1) Born after, later, younger; राममनुजातः (rāmamanujātaḥ) P.III.4.72; असौ कुमारस्तमजोऽनुजातः (asau kumārastamajo'nujātaḥ) R.6.78; पुमांसमनुरुध्य जाता पुमनुजा (pumāṃsamanurudhya jātā pumanujā) Sk.; so स्त्र्यनुजा (stryanujā).

-jaḥ, -jātaḥ 1 A younger brother; दन्तजातेऽनुजाते च कृतचूडे च संस्थिते । अशुद्धा बान्धवाः सर्वे सूतके च तथोच्यते (dantajāte'nujāte ca kṛtacūḍe ca saṃsthite | aśuddhā bāndhavāḥ sarve sūtake ca tathocyate) || Some interpret the word अनुजात (anujāta) there to mean 'a child which has not, cut teeth.' Ms.5.58.

2) A cadet; born again, after born, younger, later.

3) Taking after. अनुजातो हि मां सर्वैर्गुणैः श्रेष्ठो ममात्मजः (anujāto hi māṃ sarvairguṇaiḥ śreṣṭho mamātmajaḥ) Rām.2.2.11.

4) Born again, invested with the sacred thread.

5) Equal, resembling; एकस्त्वमनुजातोऽसि पितरं बलवत्तरम् (ekastvamanujāto'si pitaraṃ balavattaram) Rām.6.76.72.

-jā, -jātā 1 younger sister.

2) Name of a plant (trāyamāṇālatā).

-jam Name of a palnt (prapauṇḍarīka; Mar. puṇḍarīka),

See also (synonyms): anujāta.

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

Anuja (अनुज).—mfn.

(-jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) Born after, later, younger. m.

(-jaḥ) A younger brother. f.

(-jā) A younger sister. E. anu after, ja born.

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

Anuja (अनुज).—[anu-ja] (vb. jan), I. adj., f. . Younger, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 57. Ii. m. A younger brother. Iii. f. . A younger sister, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 4, 52.

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

Anuja (अनुज).—[adjective] after-born, younger; [masculine] a younger brother; [feminine] ā a younger sister.

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

1) Anuja (अनुज):—[=anu-ja] [from anu-jan] mfn. born after, later, younger

2) [v.s. ...] m. a younger brother, a cadet

3) [v.s. ...] the plant Trāyamāṇa

4) [v.s. ...] n. the plant Prapauṇḍarīka

5) Anujā (अनुजा):—[=anu-jā] [from anu-ja > anu-jan] f. a younger sister, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

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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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