Kritajna, Kṛtajña, Krita-jna: 8 definitions

Introduction

Kritajna means something in 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.

The Sanskrit term Kṛtajña can be transliterated into English as Krtajna or Kritajna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kṛtajña (कृतज्ञ).—a (S) Grateful, remembering (kind or helpful) deeds done.

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

kṛtajña (कृतज्ञ).—a Grateful.

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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṛtajña (कृतज्ञ).—a.

1) grateful; Ms.7.29,21; Y.1.38.

2) correct in conduct; कृतज्ञतामस्य वदन्ति सम्पदः (kṛtajñatāmasya vadanti sampadaḥ) Ki. (-jñaḥ) 1 a dog.

2) an epithet of Śiva.

Kṛtajña is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛta and jña (ज्ञ).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kṛtajña (कृतज्ञ).—name of a previous incarnation of Śākyamuni, hero of Avadāna-kalpalatā ch 45, and, according to Finot, of Kalpadrumāvadānamālā chapter 34; referred to Rāṣṭrapālaparipṛcchā 25.5—6; compare Finot p. viii.

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

Kṛtajña (कृतज्ञ).—mfn.

(-jñaḥ-jñā-jñaṃ) 1. Grateful, remembering former aid or favours. 2. Observant of propriety, correct in conduct. m.

(-jñaḥ) A dog. E. kṛta what is done, and jña who knows.

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

Kṛtajña (कृतज्ञ).—[kṛta-jña], adj., f. ñā, Grateful, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 209.

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

Kṛtajña (कृतज्ञ).—[adjective] grateful (lit. mindful of benefits).

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

1) Kṛtajña (कृतज्ञ):—[=kṛta-jña] [from kṛta > kṛ] mf(ā)n. knowing what is right, correct in conduct, [Mahābhārata xii, 104, 6]

2) [v.s. ...] acknowledging past services or benefits, mindful of former aid or favours, grateful, [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] m. a dog, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of Śiva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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