Pujya, Pūjya: 13 definitions

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Pujya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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 Pujy.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Pūjya (पूज्य):—Venerable: being entitled to honour.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pūjya (पूज्य).—a (S) (Possible, purposed, necessary, proper) to be worshiped.

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

pūjya (पूज्य).—a Proper to be worshipped.

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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

Pūjya (पूज्य).—a. Deserving respect, worthy of honour, respectable, venerable.

-jyaḥ A father-in-law.

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

Pūjya (पूज्य).—mfn.

(-jyaḥ-jyā-jyaṃ) Worshipful, venerable, fit for or deserving adoration, &c. m.

(-jyaḥ) A father-in-law. E. pūj to worship, yat aff.

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

Pūjya (पूज्य).—[adjective] to be honoured, honourable.

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

1) Pūjya (पूज्य):—[from pūj] mfn. = janīya (superl. -tama), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. an honourable man, [Caraka]

3) [v.s. ...] a father-in-law, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Pūjya (पूज्य):—[(jyaḥ-jyā-jyaṃ) a.] Worshipful. m. Father-in-law.

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

Pūjya (पूज्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pūima.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pujya 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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pūjya (पूज्य) [Also spelled pujy]:—(a) adorable, reverent, venerable; hence ~[] (nf).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pūjya (ಪೂಜ್ಯ):—

1) [adjective] worthy of being worshipped; commanding respect because of one’s holiness, piety, and devotion to religious duties and practices.

2) [adjective] worthy of respect or reverence by reason of age and dignity; venerable.

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Pūjya (ಪೂಜ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] a man worthy of being worshipped; he who commands respect because of his holiness, piety, and devotion to religious duties and practices.

2) [noun] a man worthy of respect or reverence by reason of age and dignity; a venerable man.

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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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