Kotijya, aka: Kōṭijyā, Koṭijyā, Koti-jya, Koṭījyā; 3 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Koṭijyā (कोटिज्या).—Cosine, R cosine. Note: Koṭijyā is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
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Jyotiṣa (ज्योतिष, jyotisha or jyotish) basically refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents one of the six additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas. Jyotiṣa concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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kōṭijyā (कोटिज्या).—f S The co-sine.

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

Koṭijyā (कोटिज्या) or Koṭījyā (कोटीज्या).—the cosine of an angle in a right-angled triangle (in math.).

Koṭijyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms koṭi and jyā (ज्या). See also (synonyms): koṭijīvā.

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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