Rajapurusha, Rājapuruṣa, Rajan-purusha: 10 definitions

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Rajapurusha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Rājapuruṣa can be transliterated into English as Rajapurusa or Rajapurusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Rājapuruṣa.—(IE 8-5), a royal agent or officer; same as Rāja-sevaka or Rājakīya; cf. also Rāja-satka. Note: rājapuruṣa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

rājapuruṣa (राजपुरुष).—m (S) A public officer or servant: also any man great or small in the service of the Raja.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rājapuruṣa (राजपुरुष).—

1) a king's servant.

2) a minister.

Derivable forms: rājapuruṣaḥ (राजपुरुषः).

Rājapuruṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rājan and puruṣa (पुरुष).

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

Rājapuruṣa (राजपुरुष).—m.

(-ṣaḥ) A guard, a watchman, a constable, &c. E. rāja and puruṣa a man.

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

Rājapuruṣa (राजपुरुष).—[-n], m. 1. a servant of the king. 2. A guard, a watchman. Satpuruṣa, i. e.

Rājapuruṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rāja and puruṣa (पुरुष).

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

Rājapuruṣa (राजपुरुष).—[masculine] = rājapumaṃs.

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Rājapūruṣa (राजपूरुष).—[masculine] = rājapumaṃs.

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

1) Rājapuruṣa (राजपुरुष):—[=rāja-puruṣa] [from rāja > rāj] m. = -puṃs, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

2) Rājapūruṣa (राजपूरुष):—[=rāja-pūruṣa] [from rāja > rāj] m. = -puruṣa, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Hemacandra’s Pariśiṣṭaparvan]

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

Rājapuruṣa (राजपुरुष):—[rāja-puruṣa] (ṣaḥ) 1. m. A constable.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Rājapuruṣa (राजपुरुष):—m. Diener —, Beamter eines Fürsten [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher.6,1,223, Scholiast] [Yāska’s Nirukta.2,3.] [Oxforder Handschriften 177,b,3.] [Mahābhārata.1,4314.] [Mṛcchakaṭikā 154,11. fg.] [Śākuntala 17,6.] [Spr. 3229.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 53,8. 14. 95,20.] [Kathāsaritsāgara.9,84. 24,62.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī.3,156.5,435. 467.6,98.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa.5,26,16. 22.] [Pañcatantra 40,21. 97,24.] [Hitopadeśa 63,8.] [Vetālapañcaviṃśati] in [Lassen’s Anthologie (III) 22,7.] [morgenländischen Gesellschaft 14,572,8.]

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Rājapūruṣa (राजपूरुष):—m. = rājapuruṣa [Kathāsaritsāgara 24, 52.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Rājapuruṣa (राजपुरुष):—m. = rājapumaṃs.

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Rājapūruṣa (राजपूरुष):—(metrisch) m. = purūsa [128,22.] [Hemacandra's Pariśiṣṭaparvan 2,423.]

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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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