Bhojyanna, Bhojyānna, Bhojya-anna: 3 definitions


Bhojyanna 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

Bhojyānna (भोज्यान्न).—a. one whose food may be eaten; एते शूद्रेषु भोज्यान्नाः (ete śūdreṣu bhojyānnāḥ) Manusmṛti 4.253.

Bhojyānna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhojya and anna (अन्न).

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

Bhojyānna (भोज्यान्न).—[adjective] whose food one may eat.

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

Bhojyānna (भोज्यान्न):—[from bhojya > bhoga] mfn. one whose food may be eaten, [Manu-smṛti iv, 253.]

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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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