Gurujana, Guru-jana: 4 definitions


Gurujana 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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gurujana (गुरुजन).—m (S) A dignified or venerable person: any one demanding our homage.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

gurujana (गुरुजन).—m A dignified or venerable person.

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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gurujana (गुरुजन).—any venerable person, an elderly relative, the elders collectively; नापेक्षितो गुरुजनः (nāpekṣito gurujanaḥ) K.158; Bv.2.7.

Derivable forms: gurujanaḥ (गुरुजनः).

Gurujana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms guru and jana (जन).

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

Gurujana (गुरुजन).—m.

(-naḥ) 1. An elder, a venerable person. 2. The elders of a family, &c. E. guru and jana people.

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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. 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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