Devajana, Deva-jana, Dēvajana: 4 definitions
Devajana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dēvajana (देवजन).—m (S) An attendant or a servant at a temple.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Devajana (देवजन).—the gods collectively. °विद्या (vidyā) the science of music, dance, other arts &c.; Ch. Up.7.1.2.
Derivable forms: devajanaḥ (देवजनः).
Devajana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and jana (जन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Devajana (देवजन).—[masculine] [plural] (sgl.) host of gods or demons.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Devajana (देवजन):—[=deva-jana] [from deva] a m. (generally [plural]) a troop or collection of gods or demons or serpents etc., [Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] etc. (cf. daiva-, itara-)
2) [v.s. ...] b Name of a Guhyaka, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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Ends with: Sarpadevajana.
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