Saraja, Sharaja, Śaraja, Shara-ja, Sāraja: 8 definitions

Introduction

Saraja 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.

The Sanskrit term Śaraja can be transliterated into English as Saraja or Sharaja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

saraja : (adj.) dusty; impure.

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

Saraja, (adj.) (sa+rajo) dusty Vin. I, 48; A. II, 54. (Page 697)

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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

sarajā (सरजा).—m (Sarja. P) The circle of bud-form pearls around the ring of the nose-ornament called natha. 2 The hook or iron member of a matchlock to hold the match. 3 fig. (From the nose-ornament.) The large and fine bullock at the head of a team or train. A term well answering to the English Captain.

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sārajā (सारजा).—f (Corr. from śāradā) A name of Saraswati.

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

sarajā (सरजा).—m The circle of bud-form pearls around the ring of natha. Iron of the match of a matchlock.

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sārajā (सारजा).—f A name of Saraswati.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śaraja (शरज).—fresh butter.

Derivable forms: śarajam (शरजम्).

Śaraja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śara and ja (ज).

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Śaraja (शरज).—Name of Kārtikeya.

Derivable forms: śarajaḥ (शरजः).

Śaraja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śara and ja (ज).

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Saraja (सरज).—fresh butter; cf. शरज (śaraja).

Derivable forms: sarajam (सरजम्).

Saraja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sara and ja (ज).

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Sāraja (सारज).—fresh butter.

Derivable forms: sārajam (सारजम्).

Sāraja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sāra and ja (ज).

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

Śaraja (शरज).—n.

(-jaṃ) Butter made from milk one day old. E. śara cream, ja born.

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Saraja (सरज).—n.

(-jaṃ) Fresh butter. E. sara cream, and ja produced.

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Sāraja (सारज).—n.

(-jaṃ) Fresh butter. E. sāra cream, and ja produced.

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

1) Śaraja (शरज):—[=śara-ja] [from śara] mfn. born in a clump of reeds, [Pāṇini 6-3, 16]

2) [v.s. ...] m. = -janman, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] n. ‘produced from sour cream’, butter, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Saraja (सरज):—[=sa-raja] [from sa > sa-rakta] mfn. dusty, dirty, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a people, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

6) Sāraja (सारज):—[=sāra-ja] [from sāra] n. ‘produced from cream’, fresh butter (cf. sara-ja), [Horace H. Wilson]

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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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