Rajanna, Rajan-anna, Rājañña, Rājānna, Rājanna: 12 definitions
Rajanna 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Rājanna (राजन्न) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.48) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Rājanna) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
rājañña : (m.) a man of the warrior caste.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Rājañña, (fr. rājā, cp, Vedic rājanya) “royalty”; a high courtier, a khattiya (=rājabhogga, cp. Fick, Sociale Gliederung 100) D. I, 103 (Pasenadi rājā ... uggehi vā rājaniyehi vā kañcid eva mantanaṃ manteyya); DA. I, 273 (=anabhisittā kumārā, i.e. uncrowned princes); Miln. 234; VvA. 297 (Pāyāsi r.). (Page 568)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) rice grown in Āndhra.
2) food obtained from a king; राजान्नं तेज आदत्ते (rājānnaṃ teja ādatte) Manusmṛti 4.218.
Derivable forms: rājānnam (राजान्नम्).
Rājānna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rājan and anna (अन्न).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-nnaḥ) A sort of rice, of a superior quality, said to grow in the Andhra country. E. rāja, and anna food.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rājānna (राजान्न).—n. a sort of rice.
— Cf. [Latin] annona.
Rājānna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rājan and anna (अन्न).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rājānna (राजान्न).—[neuter] food from a king.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Rājānna (राजान्न):—[from rāja > rāj] n. food obtained from a k° or Kṣatriya, [Manu-smṛti iv, 218]
2) [v.s. ...] a kind of rice of a superior quality (grown in Andhra), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rājānna (राजान्न):—[rājā+nna] (nnaḥ) 1. m. An excellent rice.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Rājānna (ರಾಜಾನ್ನ):—[noun] a superior variety of rice.
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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List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
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