Sujana, aka: Su-jana; 5 Definition(s)
Sujana 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
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.
Languages of India and abroad
sujana : (m.) a virtuous man.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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.
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 Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
sujana (सुजन).—m A good man.
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sujāṇa (सुजाण).—a Knowing; ready of quick faculties.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
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