Sanjana, Sāñjaṇa, Sañjana, Sāñjana: 8 definitions


Sanjana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Sanjana in India is the name of a plant defined with Moringa ovalifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Moringa moringa Small (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1785)
· Prodr. (DC.) (1825)
· Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden (2007)
· Field Museum of Natural History, Botanical Series (1902)
· Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschapen (1790)
· Synopseos Plantarum (Persoon) (1805)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Sanjana, for example pregnancy safety, extract dosage, diet and recipes, side effects, health benefits, chemical composition, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sāñjaṇa (सांजण).—& sāñjaṇapātra R Commonly sāndaṇa & sāndaṇapātra.

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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

Sañjana (सञ्जन).—

1) The act of attaching, fastening.

2) Joining, folding (the hands).

Derivable forms: sañjanam (सञ्जनम्).

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Sāñjana (साञ्जन).—A lizard.

Derivable forms: sāñjanaḥ (साञ्जनः).

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

Sāñjana (साञ्जन).—m.

(-naḥ) A lizard, a chameleon. E. sa with, añjana unguent.

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

Sañjana (सञ्जन).—[neuter] attaching, fastening, putting together.

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

1) Sañjana (सञ्जन):—[from saj] n. the act of attaching or fastening, [Bālarāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] joining, folding (the hands), [Naiṣadha-carita]

3) [v.s. ...] the act of clinging, adhering, sticking, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

4) Sāñjana (साञ्जन):—mfn. having pigment, having impurities, not pure, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

5) m. a lizard, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Sāñjana (साञ्जन):—(naḥ) 1. m. A lizard, a chameleon.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sanjana in German

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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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