Parajaya, Parājaya: 16 definitions

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Parajaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Parajay.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

parājaya : (m.) defeated; losing at play.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Parājaya, (parā+ji, opp. of jaya) 1. defeat D. I, 10; J. VI, 209; VvA. 139.—2. defeat in game, loss, losing at play S. I, 149 (dhana°)=A. V, 171=Sn. 659; J. VI, 234 (°gāha sustainment of a loss). (Page 420)

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

parājaya (पराजय).—m (S) Defeat or overthrow.

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

parājaya (पराजय).—m Defeat or overthrow.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parājaya (पराजय).—

1) Overpowering, conquest, conquering, subjugating, defeat; विष्टपत्रयपराजयस्थिरां रावणश्रियमपि व्यकम्पयत् (viṣṭapatrayaparājayasthirāṃ rāvaṇaśriyamapi vyakampayat) R.11.19; Manusmṛti 7.199.

2) Being overcome by, not being able to suffer (with abl.); as in अध्ययनात् पराजयः (adhyayanāt parājayaḥ)

3) Losing, loss, failure (as in a law-suit); अन्यथावादिनो (anyathāvādino) (sākṣiṇaḥ) यस्य ध्रुवस्तस्य पराजयः (yasya dhruvastasya parājayaḥ) Y.2.79.

4) Deprivation.

5) Desertion.

Derivable forms: parājayaḥ (पराजयः).

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

Parājaya (पराजय).—m.

(-yaḥ) 1. Defeat. 2. Overpowering. 3. Loss, failure, (as in law suit.) 4. The being overcome by, (with an ablative.) E. parā implying encounter, contest, and jaya victory.

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

Parājaya (पराजय).—i. e. parā-ji + a, m. 1. Being deprived of, loss (with abl.), Mahābhārata 3, 2565. 2. Losing at play, 2, 2170; at a law-suit, [Pañcatantra] 167, 5. 3. Defeat, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 199. 4. Conquering, victory, Mahābhārata 1, 5514.

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

Parājaya (पराजय).—[masculine] conquest, victory ([genetive] or —°); defeat, deprivation, loss ([ablative] or —°).

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

1) Parājaya (पराजय):—[=parā-jaya] [from parā-ji] m. the being deprived of or conquered, loss, defeat (also in a lawsuit), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature; Yājñavalkya]

2) [v.s. ...] conquest, victory, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] turning away from, desertion, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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

Parājaya (पराजय):—[parā-jaya] (yaḥ) 1. m. Defeat.

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

Parājaya (पराजय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Parājaya.

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Parajaya 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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Parājaya (पराजय) [Also spelled parajay]:—(nf) defeat; ~[vāda/~vāditā] defeatism; ~[vādī] (a) defeatist; •[manovṛtti] defeatist mentality.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Parājaya (पराजय) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Parājaya.

2) Parājaya (पराजय) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Parāji.

2) Parājaya has the following synonyms: Parājiṇa.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Parājaya (ಪರಾಜಯ):—[noun] the fact of being defeated; a defeat; failure.

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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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