Pinja, Piñja: 10 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Pinja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Piñja (पिञ्ज).—A tad. affix applied to the word तिल (tila) in the sense of fruitless, useless; cf. तिलान्निष्फलात् पिञ्जपेजौ (tilānniṣphalāt piñjapejau) IV. 2.36 Vārt. 6: cf.also निष्फलस्तिलः तिल-पिञ्जः तिलपेजः । (niṣphalastilaḥ tila-piñjaḥ tilapejaḥ |) Kāś. on P. IV. 2.36.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

piñja : (nt.) tail-feather; tail of a bird.

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

Piñja, (nt.) (=piccha) a (peacock’s) tail-feather J. I, 38 (mora° kalāpa), 207 (=pekkhuṇa); III, 226 (BB piccha & miccha); DA. I, 41 (mora°); DhA. I, 394 (id.); VvA. 147 (mayūra°; BB piñcha, SS pakkha); PvA. 142 (mora° kalāpa). (Page 457)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Piñja (पिञ्ज).—a. Confused, disturbed in mind.

-ñjaḥ 1 The moon.

2) A species of camphor.

3) Killing, slaughter

4) A heap, collection.

-ñjam Strength, power.

-ñjā 1 Injury, hurting.

2) Turmeric.

3) Cotton.

4) A switch.

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

Piñja (पिञ्ज).—mfn.

(-ñjaḥ-ñjā-ñjaṃ) Disturbed in mind, confused, confounded. m.

(-ñjaḥ) 1. The moon. 2. A kind of camphor. 3. A heap. 4. Killing, slaughter. n.

(-ñjaṃ) Strength, power. f.

(-ñjā) 1. Hurting, injuring, injury. 2. Cotton. 3. Turmeric. 4. A sort of palm. 5. A switch. E. piji to hurt or kill, aff. ac .

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

Piñja (पिञ्ज).—adj. Disturbed.

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

1) Piñja (पिञ्ज):—[from piñj] mfn. confused, disturbed in mind, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] full of (cf. pari-p)

3) [v.s. ...] m. the moon, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] a species of camphor, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Piñjā (पिञ्जा):—[from piñja > piñj] f. hurting, injuring, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] turmeric, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] cotton, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [v.s. ...] a species of tree resembling the vinepalm, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

9) [v.s. ...] a switch, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

10) Piñja (पिञ्ज):—[from piñj] n. strength, power, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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