Kulaja, Kula-ja: 7 definitions


Kulaja 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kulaja (कुलज).—a S Wellborn, genteel, of high or noble descent.

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

kulaja (कुलज).—a Well-born, of noble descent.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kulaja (कुलज).—a.

1) well-born, of high brith; प्रदाने हि मुनिश्रेष्ठ कुलं निरवशेषतः । वक्तव्यं कुलजातेन तन्नि- बोध महामते (pradāne hi muniśreṣṭha kulaṃ niravaśeṣataḥ | vaktavyaṃ kulajātena tanni- bodha mahāmate) || Rām.1.71.2.

2) ancestral, hereditary; Ki.1.31 (used in both senses).

Kulaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kula and ja (ज). See also (synonyms): kulajāta.

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

Kulaja (कुलज).—mfn.

(-jah-jā-jaṃ) 1. Well-born, of a good family. 2. Ancestral. hereditary, E. kula, and ja born; also kulajāta, kulotpanna, and similar compounds.

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

Kulaja (कुलज).—[kula-ja] (vb. jan), adj. m. A person of high birth, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 179.

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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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