Medinija, Medini-ja, Medinīja: 2 definitions

Introduction

Medinija 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Medinīja (मेदिनीज).—the planet Mars.

Derivable forms: medinījaḥ (मेदिनीजः).

Medinīja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms medinī and ja (ज).

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

Medinīja (मेदिनीज):—[=medinī-ja] [from medinī > med] m. ‘earth-born’, the planet Mars, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

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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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