Kuj, Kūj: 10 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kuj (कुज्).—1 P. To steal. (kojati) 6. P. To be crooked.

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Kūj (कूज्).—P.

1) (kūjati, kūjita) To make any inarticulate sound, hum, coo, warble; कूजन्तं राम रामेति मधुरं मधुराक्षरम् (kūjantaṃ rāma rāmeti madhuraṃ madhurākṣaram) Rām.; पुंस्कोकिलो यन्मधुरं चुकूज (puṃskokilo yanmadhuraṃ cukūja) Kumārasambhava 3.32; Ṛtusaṃhāra 6.22; R.2.12; N.1.127; कूजत्त्क्लान्तकपोतकुक्कुटकुलाः (kūjattklāntakapotakukkuṭakulāḥ) V.2.

2) To moan, groan.

3) To fill with sounds, to blow or breathe (the flute); सहपशुपालबलश्चुकूज वेणुम् (sahapaśupālabalaścukūja veṇum) Bhāgavata 1.21.2. -With नि, परि (ni, pari) or वि (vi) to coo, to make an indistinct noise.

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

Kuj (कुज्).—[kuja] r. 1st cl. (u) kuju (kojati) 1. To steal or rob. (i) kuji (kuñjati) To sound inarticulately.

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Kūj (कूज्).—[kūja] r. 1st cl. (kūjati) To make any inarticulate sound, to utter a cry as a bird, to coo as a pigeon, to caw as a crow, &c. With pari prefixed, to moan.

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

Kuj (कुज्).—i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To steal or rob. 2. To be crooked (cf. kuñc).

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Kūj (कूज्).— (onomatop., from the cry of the cuckoo, cf. [Old High German.] gauc; [Anglo-Saxon.] gaec), i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] ([Ātmanepada.] see ni), To make any inarticulate sound: 1. To cry, as a bird, Mahābhārata 3, 9926. To coo, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 52, 2. 2. To buzz, [Ṛtusaṃhāra] 6, 34, v. r. 3. To rustle, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 2, 12. 4. To moan, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 32, 33. 5. To fill with one of these sounds, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 78, 27. kūjita, n. 1. Inarticulate sound, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 9, 26. 2. Chirping, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 4, 6, 12.

— With the prep. anu anu, To rival in chirping, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 79, 24; in singing, 2, 96, 13; in moaning, Mahābhārata 3, 14144.

— With abhi abhi, To buzz, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 79, 6.

— With ā ā, To sing, as a bird, [Suśruta] 2, 503, 13.

— With ud ud, To utter a monotonous sound, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 10, 130.

— With upa upa, To fill with a sound, Mahābhārata 3, 5212.

— With ni ni, 1. To chirp, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 7, 4. 2. To fill with chirping, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 23, 20.

— With nis nis, To utter inarticulate sounds, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 95, 11.

— With pari pari, To buzz round about, Sāh. D. 55, 20.

— With prati prati, To answer by an inarticulate sound, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 56, 9.

— With vi vi, To cry, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 76, 7.

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

Kūj (कूज्).—kūjati kūjate make inarticulate sounds. cry, sing (of a bird), coo, caw, hum, moan, groan, etc.

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

1) Kuj (कुज्):—[class] 1. [Parasmaipada] kojati, to steal, [Dhātupāṭha vii, 19] : [class] 6. [Parasmaipada] kujati, to be crooked, [Nirukta, by Yāska vii, 12.]

2) Kūj (कूज्):—[class] 1. [Parasmaipada] kūjati (perf. cukūja, [Kumāra-sambhava iii, 32 etc.]), to make any inarticulate or monotonous sound, utter a cry (as a bird), coo (as a pigeon), caw (as a crow), warble, moan, groan, utter any indistinct sound, [Atharva-veda vii, 95, 2; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.;—‘to fill with monotonous sounds’, etc. See kūjita;

2) —to blow or breathe (the flute), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa x, 21, 2.]

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

1) Kuj (कुज्):—(u) kojati 1. a. To steal or rob. With (i) kuñjati, to sound.

2) Kūj (कूज्):—kūjati 1. a. To make any inarticulate sound like a bird, to coo, to caw, &c. With pari to moan.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Kūj (कूज्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Kūja, Kūya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kuj in German

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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 (even English!). 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kuj in Hindi refers in English to:—[[~na]] (nf),~[an] (nm) warbling..—kuj (कूज) is alternatively transliterated as Kūja.

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