Kaja, aka: Kāja, Ka-ja; 5 Definition(s)


Kaja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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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Pali-English dictionary

kāja : (m.) a pingo; carrying pole.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Kāja, =kāca2, i.e. carrying-pole M. III, 148; J. I, 9; III, 325; V, 200; Dpvs XII. 3; Mhvs 5, 24; DhA. IV, 232.

—koṭi the end of a carrying-pole J. I, 9; V, 200. —hāraka a pingo-bearer DhA. IV, 128. (Page 203)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

kāja (काज).—f (Properly kāca) Glass. 2 m ( H or rather, Caso, as in Caso do botão. Port.) A button-house or button-hole.

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kāja (काज).—n (Poetry. kārya S) A work, business, affair. Ex. mhaṇē vṛthā samudra ullaṅghana kēlēṃ || śūnya paḍilēṃ sarva kāja ||.

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kājā (काजा).—m (Kaja. Commonly kājagī) A grooming bridle: also a bearing rein.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kāja (काज).—n A business. f A button-hole.

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

Kaja (कज).—See under क (ka).

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Kāja (काज).—A wooden hammer; प्लवे कठिनकाजं च रामश्चक्रे समाहितः (plave kaṭhinakājaṃ ca rāmaścakre samāhitaḥ) Rām.2.55.17.

Derivable forms: kājam (काजम्).

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Kaja (कज).—a. watery, aquatic.

Kaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ka and ja (ज).

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Kaja (कज).—A lotus.

Derivable forms: kajam (कजम्).

Kaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ka and ja (ज).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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