Matrijna, Mātṛjña, Matri-jna: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Mātṛjña can be transliterated into English as Matrjna or Matrijna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mātṛjña (मातृज्ञ).—a. honouring a mother.

Mātṛjña is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mātṛ and jña (ज्ञ).

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

Mātṛjña (मातृज्ञ).—adj. (ending app. analogical(ly) to Sanskrit kṛtajña), mother-honoring: Mahāvastu iii.131.16. Almost always followed by pitṛjña, śrāmaṇya, brāhmaṇya, honoring fathers, monks, brahmans; corresp. to Pali matteyya (or me°), petteyya, sāmañña, brahmañña; also (in both languages) neg. forms in a-: Lalitavistara 24.15 = Mahāvastu i.198.6 = ii.2.2; Mahāvastu i.46.9; ii.423.17; Bodhisattvabhūmi 267.5; mātāpitṛjña-tā, śrāmaṇya-tā, brāhmaṇya-tā Karmavibhaṅga (and Karmavibhaṅgopadeśa) 40.16.

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

Mātṛjña (मातृज्ञ):—[=mātṛ-jña] [from mātṛ] mfn. knowing id est. honouring a m°, [Lalita-vistara]

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Matrijna 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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