Jneya, aka: Jñeya, Jñēya; 5 Definition(s)

Introduction

Jneya means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Jñeya (ज्ञेय) or Jñeyāvaraṇa refers to the “obstruction of what remains to be known” and represents one of the “two obstructions” (āvaraṇa) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 115). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., jñeya). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

jñēya (ज्ञेय).—a S (Possible, purposed, necessary &c.) to be known or understood. Ex. hyā śabdakōṣāntīla pratyēka śabda jñēya āhē ētajjñānānēṃ jō jñātā tōca sujña.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jñēya (ज्ञेय).—a (Possible &c.) to be known or understood.

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

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

Jñeya (ज्ञेय).—pot. p. [jñā karmaṇi yat]

1) To be invesitgated, or learnt or understood.

2) To be regarded as.

3) Perceptible, cognizable.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jñeya (ज्ञेय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) To be known, what may be or ought to be known. E. jñā, and karmaṇi yat aff.

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

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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