Sanjanana, Sañjanana, Sañjānana, Samjanana: 7 definitions

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Sanjanana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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

[«previous next»] — Sanjanana in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sañjanana : (nt.) production. (adj.), producing; generating. || sañjānana (nt.), recognition; perception.

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

Sañjānana, (nt.) & °ā (f.) (fr. sañjānāti) knowing, perceiving, recognition Miln. 61; DA. I, 211; characteristic, that by which one is distinguished DhsA. 321. As f. at Dhs. 4; DhsA. 110, 140 (translation Expos. 185: “the act of perceiving by noting”). (Page 670)

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Sañjanana, (nt.) producing; f. °ī progenetrix (identical with taṇhā) Dhs. 1059; DhsA. 363. (Page 670)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sanjanana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sañjanana (सञ्जनन).—n.

(-naṃ) Begetting, causing, producing. E. sam before jan to be born, lyuṭ aff.

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Sañjānāna (सञ्जानान).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) 1. Knowing, observing. 2. Watching, who or what keeps watch. E. sam before jñā to know, śānac aff.

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

1) Sañjanana (सञ्जनन):—[sa-ñjanana] (naṃ) 1. n. Producing.

2) Sañjānāna (सञ्जानान):—[sa-ñjānāna] (naḥ-nā-naṃ) a. Aware, knowing, watching.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Saṃjanana (संजनन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃjaṇaṇa.

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sanjanana in Prakrit glossary
Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Saṃjaṇaṇa (संजणण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Saṃjanana.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sanjanana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃjanana (ಸಂಜನನ):—[noun] the act or fact of coming into life or of being born; nativity; birth.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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