Sujana, Su-jana: 12 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Sujana (सुजन).—A son of Bhṛgu.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 195. 12.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
sujana : (m.) a virtuous man.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
sujana (सुजन).—m (S) A good man; a person of mild, quiet, correct deportment.
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sujāṇa (सुजाण).—a (su & jāṇa) Knowing, intelligent, well-informed: also sharp, ready, apt, of quick faculties.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
sujana (सुजन).—m A good man.
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sujāṇa (सुजाण).—a Knowing; ready of quick faculties.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) good, virtuous, respectable.
2) kind, benevolent. (-naḥ) 1 a good or virtuous man, benevolent man.
2) a gentleman.
3) Name of Indra's charioteer.
Sujana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and jana (जन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) 1. Virtuous, good, respectable. 2. Kind, benevolent. m.
(-naḥ) The charioteer of Indra. E. su good, and jana person.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sujana (सुजन).—m. 1. a virtuous man. 2. a benevolent one. 3. the charioteer of Indra.
Sujana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and jana (जन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sujana (सुजन).—[masculine] a good man.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Sujana (सुजन) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Śabdaliṅgārthacandrikā lexicon.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sujana (सुजन):—[=su-jana] [from su > su-cakra] m. a good or virtuous or kind or benevolent person (man or woman; often confounded with sva-jana), [Rāmāyaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] Name of the author of the [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra]
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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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)