Parannabhojin, Parānnabhojin: 3 definitions
Parannabhojin 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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Parānnabhojin (परान्नभोजिन्).—mfn. (-jī-jinī-ji) Living at another’s cost. E. parānna, and bhojin who eats.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Parānnabhojin (परान्नभोजिन्):—[=parānna-bhojin] [from parānna > para] mfn. eating an°’s food, [Hitopadeśa]
2) [v.s. ...] m. a servant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Parānnabhojin (परान्नभोजिन्):—[parānna-bhojin] (jī-jinī-ji) a. Living at another’s expense.
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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