Bhagajati, Bhāgajāti, Bhaga-jati: 5 definitions

Introduction

Bhagajati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: Indian National Science Academy: Annual Report 2015-16 (astronomy)

Bhāgajāti (भागजाति) refers to “assimilation of fractions”, as explained in the Kriyākramakarī: a [16th-century] Sanskrit work on mathematics written by Śaṅkara and Nārāyaṇa.

Jyotisha book cover
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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhāgajāti (भागजाति).—f pl (S) bhāgajātiapūrṇāṅka m pl In arithmetic. Simple fractions.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhāgajāti (भागजाति).—f. reduction of fractions to a common denominator (in math.).

Derivable forms: bhāgajātiḥ (भागजातिः).

Bhāgajāti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhāga and jāti (जाति).

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

Bhāgajāti (भागजाति).—f.

(-tiḥ) Assimilation of fractions. E. bhāga, and jāti species.

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

Bhāgajāti (भागजाति):—[=bhāga-jāti] [from bhāga] f. reduction of fractions to a common denominator, [Colebrooke]

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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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