Svajana, aka: Sva-jana; 4 Definition(s)

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Marathi-English dictionary

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svajana (स्वजन).—m (S) svajanī f S A person of one's own family or kin.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

svajana (स्वजन).—m-f A person of one's own family.

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

Svajana (स्वजन).—

1) a kinsman, relative; इतःप्रत्यादेशात् स्वजनमनुगन्तुं व्यवसिता (itaḥpratyādeśāt svajanamanugantuṃ vyavasitā) Ś. 6.8; Pt.1.5.

2) one's own people or kindred, one's household. °गन्धिन् (gandhin) a. distantly related to. (svajanāyate Den. P. 'becomes or is treated as a relation'; Pt.1.5.)

Derivable forms: svajanaḥ (स्वजनः).

Svajana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sva and jana (जन).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Svajana (स्वजन).—m.

(-naḥ) A distant kinsman. E. sva own, jana man.

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