Sanja, Sāñja, Sañjā, Shanja: 9 definitions


Sanja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sāñja (सांज).—f ē (sandhyā S through H) The evening. sāñja dharaṇēṃ To set a lamp before the idol having ghee made from the milk obtained at one sāñja (sāñja here meaning one time of the two--the evening and the morning--at which milk is drawn). The phrase agrees with dipata dharaṇēṃ.

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sāñja (सांज).—f (sācā True.) A rule to make an offering to the god or evil spirits out of the new corn previously to eating of it. v dhara, asa. 2 Truthfulness or faithfulness of the ground, i. e. competency to yield the crop which it has yielded commonly, and which is assumed to be due from it. v bāḷaga, sōḍa, ṭāka, & buḍa, jā. Also the true or just quantity; the yield warrantably calculated or expected. v yē, bhara, utara or barābara utara. The applications therefore of the word are bhuīcī-jaminī- cī-dharatīcī-kāḷīcī-pāṇḍharacī-pikācī-sāñja.

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sāñjā (सांजा).—m (saṃyāva S) Particles in wheaten meal, grit: also the coarse part of such meal (grit and flour mingled), gurgions. 2 Such grit boiled in milk or water with sugar and spices.

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

sañja (संज).—m Apparatus, materials.

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sāñja (सांज).—f The evening.

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sāñjā (सांजा).—m The coarse part of meal; grit; gurgions. Soch grit boiled in milk with sugar and spices.

context information

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

Sañja (सञ्ज).—

1) Name of Brahman.

2) Name of Śiva.

Derivable forms: sañjaḥ (सञ्जः).

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Sañjā (सञ्जा).—A she-goat.

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

Sañja (सञ्ज).—m.

(-ñjaḥ) 1. Brahma. 2. Siva. f.

(-ñjā) A she-goat. E. sam uniformly, all (mankind), jan to be born, (or created by whom,) and ḍa aff.

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

Sañja (सञ्ज).—m. 1. Brahman 2. Śiva.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Sāñja (साञ्ज) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a lexicographer. Quoted by Nārāyaṇa and Rāmanātha on Amarakośa.

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

1) Sañja (सञ्ज):—[from saj] See saṃ-ja below.

2) Sāñja (साञ्ज):—m. Name of a lexicographer, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Ṣañja (षञ्ज):—sajati 1. a. To embrace, cling to. With prep. ava, to be suspended; vi and ā, to struggle together; with ā, to be attached. (i) sañjati, te 1. c. To go.

2) Sañja (सञ्ज):—sañjati 1. a. To go, move.

3) [sa-ñja] (ñjaḥ) 1. m. Brahma, Shiva. (ñjaḥ) 1. f. A she-goat.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sanja in German

context information

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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