Cediraja, Cedirāja, Cedi-raja: 4 definitions


Cediraja 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chediraja.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cedirāja (चेदिराज).—Name of Śiśupāla, son of Damaghośa and king of the Chedis; Śiśupālavadha 2.96; see शिशुपाल (śiśupāla).

Derivable forms: cedirājaḥ (चेदिराजः).

Cedirāja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cedi and rāja (राज).

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

Cedirāja (चेदिराज).—m.

(-jaḥ) A name of Sisupala a king killed by Krishna. E. cedi the country, and rāja a king; also cedipati, cedirāja, &c.

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

Cedirāja (चेदिराज):—[=cedi-rāja] [from cedi] m. = -pati, [Nalopākhyāna xii f.; Harivaṃśa 4964; Bhāgavata-purāṇa ix, 24, 38] Śiśu-pāla, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Cedirāja (चेदिराज):—[cedi-rāja] (jaḥ) 1. m. A name of Shishupāla, the foe of Krishna.

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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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