Danuja, Danu-ja: 11 definitions

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Danuja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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 Danuj.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Danuja (दनुज).—a demon; Bhāgavata 6.9.4.

Derivable forms: danujaḥ (दनुजः).

Danuja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms danu and ja (ज). See also (synonyms): danuputra, danusaṃbhava, danusūnu.

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

Danuja (दनुज).—m.

(-jaḥ) An Asura. E. danu the mother of the giant race, and ja born.

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

Danuja (दनुज).—[danu-ja], m. A Dānava or demon, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 6, 9, 39.

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

Danuja (दनुज).—[masculine] a son of Danu, a Dānava.

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

Danuja (दनुज):—[=danu-ja] [from danu] m. ‘born from D°’, a Dānava, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa vi, 9, 39]

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

Danuja (दनुज):—[danu-ja] (jaḥ) 1. m. An infernal.

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

Danuja (दनुज) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Daṇu, Daṇua.

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Danuja in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Danuja (दनुज) [Also spelled danuj]:—(nm) a demon; hence ~[] (nf).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Danuja (ದನುಜ):—[noun] (myth.) a demon, regarded as evil, cruel, etc.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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