Tanuja, Tanu-ja, Tanujā, Tanūja, Tanūjā: 12 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Tanuja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Tanuj.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

tanuja : (m.) a son; offspring. || tanujā (f.) a daughter.

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tanuja (तनुज).—m S (Born of the body of, off-sprung.) A son. tanujā f A daughter. Ex. bāḷaśabdēṃ khēḷa- vīta tanujālā || na sāhē tēṃ rāṇīsī kōpa ālā ||.

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

tanuja (तनुज).—m A son. tanujā f A daughter.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tanuja (तनुज).—a. born from the body; वाञ्छैव सूचयति पूर्वतरं भविष्यं पुंसां यदन्यतनुजं त्वशुभं शुभं वा (vāñchaiva sūcayati pūrvataraṃ bhaviṣyaṃ puṃsāṃ yadanyatanujaṃ tvaśubhaṃ śubhaṃ vā) Pt.2.8. (-jaḥ) 1 a son; Bhāg.5.9.6.

2) the hair on the body; स्निग्धहर्यक्षतनुजश्मश्रुप्रवरमूर्द्धजम् (snigdhaharyakṣatanujaśmaśrupravaramūrddhajam) Rām.1.16.12.

Tanuja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tanu and ja (ज).

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Tanujā (तनुजा).—a daughter.

Tanujā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tanu and (जा).

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Tanūja (तनूज).—

1) a son.

2) a feather; अथ भ्रष्टतनूजाङ्गमात्मानं ददृशे खगः (atha bhraṣṭatanūjāṅgamātmānaṃ dadṛśe khagaḥ) Mb.5.113.4.

Derivable forms: tanūjaḥ (तनूजः).

Tanūja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tanū and ja (ज). See also (synonyms): tanvudbhava.

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Tanūjā (तनूजा).—a daughter

Tanūjā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tanū and (जा). See also (synonyms): tanvudbhavā.

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

Tanuja (तनुज).—m.

(-jaḥ) A son. f.

(-jā) A daughter. E. tanu body, and ja born.

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Tanūja (तनूज).—m.

(-jaḥ) A son. f.

(-jā) A daughter. E. tanū, and ja born.

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

Tanuja (तनुज).—[tanu-ja], m. A son, [Pañcatantra] v. [distich] 22.

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Tanūja (तनूज).—[tanū-ja] (see tanu), I. m. A son, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 43, 20. Ii. f. , A daughter, Chr. 52, 10.

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

Tanuja (तनुज).—[masculine] ā [feminine] son, daughter (born from the body or self).

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Tanūja (तनूज).—[adjective] born from or belonging to one’s own body or person; [masculine] & [feminine] ā son, daughter.

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

1) Tanuja (तनुज):—[=tanu-ja] [from tanu > tan] m. = -ruh, [Jātakamālā xxx]

2) [v.s. ...] a son, [Pañcatantra; Bhāgavata-purāṇa v, 9, 6]

3) Tanujā (तनुजा):—[=tanu-jā] [from tanu-ja > tanu > tan] f. a daughter, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Tanūja (तनूज):—[=tanū-ja] [from tanū > tan] mfn. produced or born on or from the body, [Atharva-veda i, 23, 4]

5) [v.s. ...] belonging to the person,[ vi, 41, 3] (cf. [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa ii, 27])

6) [v.s. ...] m. a son, [Mahābhārata v, viii; Harivaṃśa] etc.

7) [v.s. ...] Name of a Sādhya, 11536

8) [v.s. ...] n. the plumage, wing, [Mahābhārata v, 113, 4]

9) Tanūjā (तनूजा):—[=tanū-jā] [from tanū-ja > tanū > tan] f. a daughter, [Harivaṃśa 15774; Kumāra-sambhava i, 59.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Tanuja (तनुज):——

1) m. Sohn.

2) f. ā Tochter.

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Tanūja (तनूज):——

1) Adj. — a) an oder aus dem Leibe entstanden. — b) zur Person gehörig.

2) m. — a) Sohn. — b) Nomen proprium eines Sādhya. —

3) f. tanūjā Tochter.

4) n. Gefieder , Flügel [Mahābhārata 5,113,4.]

context information

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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