Karnejapa, aka: Karṇējapa, Karṇejapa; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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karṇējapa (कर्णेजप).—m S A slanderous whisperer; a secret traducer.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

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Karṇejapa (कर्णेजप).—[karṇe-jap-ac aluk samāsaḥ; cf. P.III.2.13.] A secret tale-bearer, An informer (Mar. kānāśīṃ lāgaṇārā); पुरा कर्णेजपीभूय पुनः पुनरुपेयुषा (purā karṇejapībhūya punaḥ punarupeyuṣā) Śiva. B.23.37. कर्णेजपैराहितराज्यलोभा (karṇejapairāhitarājyalobhā) Bk.3.7.

Derivable forms: karṇejapaḥ (कर्णेजपः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Karṇejapa (कर्णेजप).—mfn.

(-paḥ-pā-paṃ) An informer, a tale-bearer. E. karṇe in the ear, and jap to recite in a low voice, ac aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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