Bhraja, Bhrāja: 7 definitions


Bhraja 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Bhrāja (भ्राज).—Stray or spurious verses or stanzas whose authorship cannot be traced, but which are commonly quoted by scholars; cf. भ्राजा नाम श्लेकाः (bhrājā nāma ślekāḥ) M.Bh. on I.1 Āhnika 1; the word भ्राज (bhrāja) is explained as 'composed by Kātyāyana' by Nāgeśabhaṭṭa in his Uddyota.

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhrāja (भ्राज).—Name of one of the seven suns.

-jam Name of a Sāman; भ्राजा भ्राजे पवमानमुखे भवतो सुखत एवास्य ताभ्यां तमोऽपघ्नन्ति (bhrājā bhrāje pavamānamukhe bhavato sukhata evāsya tābhyāṃ tamo'paghnanti) Tāṇḍya Br.

Derivable forms: bhrājaḥ (भ्राजः).

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

Bhrāja (भ्राज).—[adjective] shining, glittering.

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

1) Bhraja (भ्रज):—n. fire (?), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) Bhrāja (भ्राज):—[from bhrāj] mfn. shining, glittering, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of one of the 7 suns, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka]

4) [v.s. ...] of a [particular] kind of fire, [Harivaṃśa]

5) [v.s. ...] of a Gandharva protecting the Soma, [Sāyaṇa on Aitareya-brāhmaṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] ([plural]) Name of [work] ascribed to Kātyāyana (also -ślokāḥ), [Patañjali]

7) [v.s. ...] n. Name of 2 Sāmans, [Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa]

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

Bhrāja (भ्राज):—(ṅa, ṝ, ṭu) bhrājate 1. d. To shine.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhraja 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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