Maunja, Mauñja, Maumja: 8 definitions


Maunja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Mauñja (मौञ्ज).—Ārṣeya Pravara (Bhārgavas).*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 195. 37.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mauñja (मौञ्ज).—a. (ñjī f.) [मुञ्ज-अण् (muñja-aṇ)] Made of Munja grass (also mauñjaka).

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

Mauñja (मौञ्ज).—i. e. muñja + a, I. adj., f. ji, Made of muñja, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 42. Ii. f. ji (and mauñji mauñji, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 169, by metrical exigence), The girdle of a Brāhmaṇa, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 27; [Kumārasaṃbhava, (ed. Stenzler.)] 5, 10.

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

Mauñja (मौञ्ज).—[feminine] ī made of MuJja-grass, [feminine] ī (sc. mekhalā) such a girdle.

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

1) Mauñja (मौञ्ज):—mf(ī)n. ([from] muñja) made of Muñja-grass or its fibres, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā] etc. etc.

2) resembling Muñja-grass or living on it, [Ṛg-veda i, 191, 3]

3) m. a blade of Muñja-grass, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

4) Name of a village of the Bāhīkas, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Maunja 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Mauṃja (ಮೌಂಜ):—[adjective] made of or using the grass Saccharum sara ( = S. munja).

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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