Arthajna, Arthajña, Artha-jna: 6 definitions


Arthajna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Arthajña (अर्थज्ञ).—a. knowing the sense or purpose; अर्थज्ञ इत्सकलं भद्रमश्नुते (arthajña itsakalaṃ bhadramaśnute) Nir.

Arthajña is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms artha and jña (ज्ञ).

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

Arthajña (अर्थज्ञ).—mfn.

(-jñaḥ-jñā-jñaṃ) Wise, discriminating, understanding the various significations of a word, &c. E. artha meaning, and jña who knows.

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

1) Arthajña (अर्थज्ञ):—[=artha-jña] [from artha] mfn. = -kovida above, [Rāmāyaṇa iii, 71, 1]

2) [v.s. ...] understanding the sense (of a word), [Nirukta, by Yāska etc.]

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

Arthajña (अर्थज्ञ):—[artha-jña] (jñaḥ-jñā-jñaṃ) a. Knowing.

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Arthajna in German

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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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