Anuja: 17 definitions
Anuja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Anuj.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Anujā (अनुजा) is another name for Trāyamāṇā, a medicinal plant identified with Gentiana kurroo Royle. from the Gentianaceae family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.57-59 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Anujā and Trāyamāṇā, there are a total of sixteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
India history and geographySource: 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.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
anuja : (m.) brother. || anujā (f.) sister.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: 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.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: 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
(-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. jā. Younger, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 57. Ii. m. A younger brother. Iii. f. jā. 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]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Anuja (अनुज):—[tatpurusha compound] 1. m. f. n.
(-jaḥ-jā-jam) Born after or later. 2. m.
(-jaḥ) A younger brother. 3. f.
(-jā) 1) A younger sister.
2) The name of a medicinal plant. See trāyamāṇā. 4. n.
(-jam) A small herbaceous plant used in medicine and as a perfume. See prapauṇḍarīka. E. jan with anu, kṛt aff. ḍa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Anuja (अनुज):—(jaḥ) 1. m. A younger brother. Also anujātaḥ anujammā.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Anuja (अनुज) [Also spelled anuj]:—(nm) a younger brother; ~[jā] (nf).
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Aṇuja (अणुज) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Anuja.
2) Aṇujā (अणुजा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Anuyā.
3) Aṇuja (अणुज) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Anujñāna.
Aṇuja has the following synonyms: Ṇaṇa.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
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