Asanjana, Āsañjana, Asamjana: 7 definitions

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Asanjana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āsañjana (आसञ्जन).—

1) Fastening to, fixing, putting on the body (as dress, armour &c.).

2) Getting entangled, clinging; व्रततिवलयासञ्जनात् (vratativalayāsañjanāt) Ś.1.33 v. l.

3) Attachment, devotion.

4) Contact, proximity.

5) A handle, hook.

Derivable forms: āsañjanam (आसञ्जनम्).

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

Āsañjana (आसञ्जन).—[neuter] hanging on, fastening; handle, hook.

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

1) Āsañjana (आसञ्जन):—[=ā-sañjana] [from ā-sañj] n. the act of clinging to, being hooked on [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] adherence, fixing, fastening to, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

3) [v.s. ...] a handle, hook, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] attaching (an Anubandha to an affix), [Patañjali]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Asañjana (असञ्जन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Asaṃjaṇa.

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Asanjana in German

context information

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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Asaṃjaṇa (असंजण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Asañjana.

context information

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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