Sajja, Sajjā: 11 definitions



Sajja means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

One of the four daughters of Vessavana. (VvA.371). See Lata.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Sajja, (adj.) (grd. formation fr. sajj=sañj Caus.; cp. the exact likeness of Ger. “fertig”) prepared, ready J. I, 98; II, 325; III, 271; Miln. 351; PvA. 156, 256. Of a bow furnished with a bow-string A. III, 75. (Page 668)

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Sajjā, (f.) (orig. grd. of sad) seat, couch Pv. II, 128 (explanation at PvA. 157 doubtful). (Page 668)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sajja (सज्ज).—p (S) sajjita p (S) corruptly sajya a Ready; prepared for the occasion that is arisen;--armed, accoutred, equipped, caparisoned, furnished, dressed, decorated. 2 Ready-stretched--a bow.

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sajjā (सज्जा).—m A room or an erection of slight framework on a high terrace or a house-top. 2 A long range or continuous course of cultivated grounds. 3 In the customs. A range of country with reference to transit-duties; as puṇēṃsajjā, nagarasajjā, sātārēsajjā.

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

sajja (सज्ज).—p Ready, prepared for the occasion-armed, equipped, dressed. Ready-stretched-a bow.

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sajjā (सज्जा).—m An erection of slight frame- work on a high terrace.

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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

Sajja (सज्ज).—a.

1) Ready, made or got ready, prepared; सज्जं क्रतुवरं राजन् कालप्राप्तं च भारत (sajjaṃ kratuvaraṃ rājan kālaprāptaṃ ca bhārata) Mb.3.256.2; सज्जो रथः (sajjo rathaḥ) U.1.

2) Dressed, clothed.

3) Accoutred, trimmed.

4) Fully equipped, armed.

5) Fortified.

6) Strung, placed on a bow-string.

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Sajjā (सज्जा).—

1) Dress, decoration.

2) Equipment, apparatus.

3) Military accoutrement, armour, mail.

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

Sajja (सज्ज).—mfn.

(-jjaḥ-jjā-jjaṃ) 1. Armed, accoutred. 2. Fortified. 3. Prepared, got ready. 4. Ornamented, decorated. 5. Covered, clothed. f.

(-jjā) 1. Dress, decoration. 2. Armour, mail. E. ṣasj to go, aff. ac .

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

Sajja (सज्ज).—[sajj + a] 1., I. adj. 1. Armed. 2. Fortified. 3. Got ready, Chr. 30, 3; 31, 18; prepared, [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 200 (cf. my transl.). 4. Ornamented. 5. Dressed. Ii. f. . 1. Armour. 2. Dress.

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

Sajja (सज्ज).—[adjective] having the string on, i.e. strung or put on the string (bow and arrow); i.[grammar] ready, prepared ([person and thing]); [abstract] [feminine], tva [neuter]

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

1) Sajja (सज्ज):—[from sajj] mf(ā)n. fixed, prepared, equipped, ready for ([dative case] [locative case] [infinitive mood], or [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] fit for everything (said of hands and feet), [Pañcadaṇḍacchattra-prabandha]

3) [v.s. ...] dressed in armour, armed, fortified, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] having a bowstring, strung, placed on a bow-string (in these senses often a mere [varia lectio] for sa-jya q.v.), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

5) Sajjā (सज्जा):—[from sajja > sajj] f. equipment, armour, mail, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] dress, decoration, [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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