Saujanya: 12 definitions


Saujanya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Saujany.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

saujanya (सौजन्य).—n (S sujana) Gentlemanliness, excellence of manners or bearing; affability, courteousness, complaisance, urbanity &c.

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

saujanya (सौजन्य).—n Gentlemanliness; courteousness.

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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

Saujanya (सौजन्य).—

1) Goodness, kindness of spirit, gentility; प्रसन्नं सौजन्याद्दयितकरुणैर्गाढकरुणम् (prasannaṃ saujanyāddayitakaruṇairgāḍhakaruṇam) Uttararāmacarita 3.13; Mṛcchakaṭika 8.38.

2) Magnanimousness, generosity.

3) Kindness, compassion, clemency.

4) Friendship, love.

Derivable forms: saujanyam (सौजन्यम्).

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

Saujanya (सौजन्य).—n. (-nya) 1. Kindness, clemency, compassion. 2. Friendship. 3. Goodness, generosity. E. sujana, ṣyañ aff.

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

Saujanya (सौजन्य).—i. e. su-jana + ya, n. 1. Goodness, Utt. Rāmac, 60, 4; magnanimousness, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 192; generosity, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 66, 2. 2. Kindness, compassion, benevolence, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 45; clemency, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 140, 10. 3. Friendship.

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

Saujanya (सौजन्य).—[neuter] goodness, benevolence.

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

Saujanya (सौजन्य):—n. ([from] su-jana) goodness, kindness, benevolence, friendliness, [Mṛcchakaṭikā; Śiśupāla-vadha; Rājataraṅgiṇī]

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

Saujanya (सौजन्य):—(nyaṃ) 1. n. Goodness, kindness, friendship.

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

Saujanya (सौजन्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Sojaṇṇa, Sojanna.

[Sanskrit to German]

Saujanya 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Saujanya (सौजन्य) [Also spelled saujany]:—(nm) goodness; courtesy; —[se] by courtesy (of).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saujanya (ಸೌಜನ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] courteous behavior; gracious politeness; courtesy.

2) [noun] the quality of being generous; generosity; nobility of mind; magnanimity.

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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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