Sajjana, aka: Sat-jana; 5 Definition(s)


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

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Pali-English dictionary

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1) Sajjana, 2 (sat(=sant)+jana) a good man Miln. 321. (Page 668)

2) Sajjana, 1 (nt.) (fr. sṛj) decking, equipping ThA. 241. (Page 668)

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

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sajjana (सज्जन).—m (S) A good and virtuous person. Pr. sa0 tōḍūṃ nayē āṇi ḍōḷā phōḍū nayē.

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sajjanā (सज्जना).—f S Arming, accoutring, equipping, caparisoning, dressing, decorating, furnishing and preparing generally (animal, article, room, or place).

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sajjana (सज्जन).—m A good and virtuous person.

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

Sajjana (सज्जन).—1 Fastening, tying on.

2) Dressing.

3) Preparing, arming, equipping.

4) A guard, sentry.

5) A ferry, ghāt. -a. Hanging round; निवीती कण्ठसज्जने (nivītī kaṇṭhasajjane) Ms.2.63.

-naḥ A good man; see under सत् (sat).

-nā 1 Decoration, accoutrement, equipment.

2) Dressing, ornamenting.

3) Decorating an elephant before riding; L. D. B.

Derivable forms: sajjanam (सज्जनम्).

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Sajjana (सज्जन).—a. (sajjana) good, virtuous, respectable.

-naḥ a good or virtuous man. °गर्हित (garhita) despised by the virtuous; पुक्कस्यां जायते पापः सदा सज्जनगर्हितः (pukkasyāṃ jāyate pāpaḥ sadā sajjanagarhitaḥ) Ms.1. 38.

Sajjana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sat and jana (जन).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sajjana (सज्जन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) 1. Of good family, well-born. 2. Respectable, reputable. 3. Good, virtuous. 4. Arming, putting on armour. 5. Dressing, preparing. n.

(-naṃ) 1. A guard, a sentry, a picquet. 2. A ferry, a Ghat. 3. Fastening. 4. Preparing. 5. Dressing. f.

(-nā) 1. Caparisoning an elephant. 2. Dress, decoration. 3. Arming, accoutring. E. ṣasaj to go, aff. yuc; or sat excellence, jana a person.

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