Tajika, Tājika: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Tājika (ताजिक).—A Persian form of horoscopic astrology. Note: Tājika is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tājika (ताजिक).—

1) A Persian (mlecchaviśeṣaḥ); Kathāsaritsāgara 37. 36.

2) Name of a breed of an excellent horse; ताजिकाः खुरशालाश्च तुषाराश्चोत्तमा हयाः (tājikāḥ khuraśālāśca tuṣārāścottamā hayāḥ) Aśvachikitsā.

Derivable forms: tājikaḥ (ताजिकः).

See also (synonyms): tājita.

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

Tājika (ताजिक).—[masculine] a Persian.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Tājika (ताजिक) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—and—[commentary] by Keśava. B. 4, 140. 144.

2) Tājika (ताजिक):—by Nīlakaṇṭha. W. p. 262. Bik. 322. Oppert. 8042. Ii, 1979. 3181. 5218. Peters. 2, 193. Rice. 32. Proceed. Asb. 1865, 40.
—[commentary] Saralā by Govinda. K. 232. Peters. 2, 193.
—[commentary] Śiśubodhinī by Mādhava Jyotirvid. L. 1898. K. 242.

3) Tājika (ताजिक):—by Yavanācārya. B. 4, 144.

4) Tājika (ताजिक):—by Nīlakaṇṭha.
—[commentary] by Mādhava. add Io. 590. B. 4, 204. Oudh. 20, 132. Sūcīpattra. 21.

5) Tājika (ताजिक):—jy. by Nīlakaṇṭha. It consists of two parts, called Saṃjñātantra or Saṃjñāviveka, and Varṣatantra (or Samāviveka). See these and Nīlakaṇṭhī. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 32. Io. 1122. 2306. 2521. 2692. Peters. 4, 35. 38 (Samāviveka). See Catal. Io. no. 3045 ff.
—[commentary] Saralā by Govinda. Rgb. 905.
—[commentary] Śiśubodhinī by Mādhava Jyotirvid. Io. 590. 2308. Peters. 4, 38 (on Samāviveka). Stein 163 (inc.).
—[commentary] by Viśvanātha. Peters. 4, 35. Stein 163 (inc.).

6) Tājika (ताजिक):—by Romakācārya. Oudh. Xx, 116.

7) Tājika (ताजिक):—jy. by Nīlakaṇṭha. Ulwar 1801. 1802.
—[commentary] Rasālā by his son Govinda. Ulwar 1801. Extr. 502.
—[commentary] Śiśubodhinī by Mādhava, son of Govinda, composed in 1634. Ulwar 1802. 1956.

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

1) Tājika (ताजिक):—[from tājaka] m. a Persian [plural] the Persians (cf. tarj and tāyika), [Kathāsaritsāgara xxxvii, 36; Romakasiddhānta] (also jīka)

2) [v.s. ...] Arab, inscr.

3) [v.s. ...] n. = jaka (e.g. -jyotir-maṇi, -praśnādhyāya, -śāstra, kālarṃkāra).

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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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