Bhraj, Bhrāj: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhrāj (भ्राज्).—1 Ā. (bhrājate) To shine, gleam, flash, glitter; रुरुजुर्भ्रेजिरे फेणुर्बहुधा हरिराक्षसाः (rurujurbhrejire pheṇurbahudhā harirākṣasāḥ) Bhaṭṭikāvya 14.78;15.24. -Caus. To illuminate, irradiate. -With वि (vi) to shine brilliantly or intensely; विभ्राजसे मकरकेतनमर्चयन्ती (vibhrājase makaraketanamarcayantī) Ratnāvalī 1.21.

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

Bhrāj (भ्राज्).—[(ṭu, ṛ) ṭubhrājṛ] r. 1st cl. (bhrājate) To shine.

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

Bhrāj (भ्राज्).— (probably abhi-rāj), i. 1, [Ātmanepada.] (in ved. and epic poetry also [Parasmaipada.], Mahābhārata 4, 219). 1. To shine, to beam, Chr. 289, 3 = [Rigveda.] i. 50, 3 ([Parasmaipada.]). [Causal.] To illuminate, Mahābhārata 3, 15579.

— With the prep. vi vi, To shine brilliantly, Chr. 291, 4 = [Rigveda.] i. 85, 4; [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 52, 25.

— Cf. bhṛj; [Latin] flagrare, flamma (for flagma), flamen, fulgur, fulgere, fulmen, fulvus, etc.; [Gothic.] bairhts; A. S. bearht, beorht; [Old High German.] beraht, blanch, blich, blichan; probably also [Anglo-Saxon.] blác, blaecan, blícan.

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

Bhraj (भ्रज्).—[feminine] stiffness.

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Bhrāj (भ्राज्).—1. bhrājate bhrājati shine, flash, beam.

— [Causative] bhrājayati make shine, irradiate. pari shine all around. pra, vi, sam = [Simple]

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Bhrāj (भ्राज्).—2. ([nominative] bhrāṭ) [feminine] sheen, glitter.

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

1) Bhraj (भ्रज्):—See giri-bhraj and mṛta-bhraj.

2) Bhrāj (भ्राज्):—1. bhrāj [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] ([Dhātupāṭha vi, 22]) bhrājate (rarely [Parasmaipada] ti; [perfect tense] babhrāja, [Mahābhārata]; bhreje, babhrājire and bhrejire [grammar]; [Aorist] abhrāṭ, abhrāji, [Ṛg-veda]; abhrājiṣṭa [grammar]; Prec. bhrājyāsam, [Atharva-veda]; [future] bhrājitā [grammar]; bhrājiṣyate, [Mahābhārata]; [infinitive mood] bhrājitum, [ib.]),

2) —to shine, beam, sparkle, glitter, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

2) — (with na), to be of no account, [Cāṇakya] :—[Causal] bhrājayati ([Aorist] ababhrājat and abibhrajat), to cause to shine or glitter, illuminate, irradiate, [Mahābhārata; Kathāsaritsāgara; Bhaṭṭi-kāvya] :—[Desiderative] bibhrājiṣate [grammar] ;—[Intensive] bābhrājyate or bābhrāṣṭi, [ib.]

3) cf. bhṛgu; [Greek] φλέγω; [Latin] fulgere, flamma for flag-ma etc.; [Lithuanian] blizgú; [German] bleichen; [English] bleach.

4) 2. bhrāj f. ([nominative case] bhrāṭ) light, lustre, splendour, [Ṛg-veda; Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā; Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra] cf. [Greek] φλόξ.

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

Bhrāj (भ्राज्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Bhāja.

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Bhraj 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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