Svajana, Sva-jana: 9 definitions
Svajana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
svajana (स्वजन).—m (S) svajanī f S A person of one's own family or kin.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
svajana (स्वजन).—m-nī f A person of one's own family.
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) 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ) A distant kinsman. E. sva own, jana man.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svajana (स्वजन).—m. 1. a kinsman. 2. family, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 19; [Daśakumāracarita] in
Svajana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sva and jana (जन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svajana (स्वजन).—[masculine] one’s own man, (coll.) people or kindred.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Svajana (स्वजन):—[=sva-jana] [from sva] m. (ifc. f(ā). ) a man of o°’s own people, kinsman
2) [v.s. ...] o°’s own people, own kindred, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. (often confounded with su-j)
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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Partial matches: Jana.
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Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Natyashastra (by Bharata-muni)