Indujanaka, Indu-janaka: 6 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Indujanaka (इन्दुजनक).—

1) the ocean (the moon being produced amongst other jewels at the churning of the ocean)

2) the sage अत्रि (atri).

Derivable forms: indujanakaḥ (इन्दुजनकः).

Indujanaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms indu and janaka (जनक).

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

Indujanaka (इन्दुजनक).—m.

(-kaḥ) The ocean. E. indu and janaka a parent; the moon was produced amongst other things at the churning of the ocean.

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

Indujanaka (इन्दुजनक):—[=indu-janaka] [from indu] m. ‘father of the moon’, the ocean (the moon being produced at the churning of the ocean), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Indujanaka (इन्दुजनक):—[indu-janaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. The ocean.

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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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