Trijya, Trijyā, Tri-jya: 6 definitions


Trijya 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.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Trijyā (त्रिज्या).—(also known as tribhajyā) Radius or 3438', literally the R sine of the three signs (or an arc of 90°). Note: Trijyā 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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

trijyā (त्रिज्या).—f S (Sine of three.) A radius.

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

trijyā (त्रिज्या).—f (sine of three.) A radius.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Trijyā (त्रिज्या).—the sine of three signs or 9°, a radius.

Trijyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and jyā (ज्या). See also (synonyms): trijīvā.

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

Trijyā (त्रिज्या).—f.

(-jyā) A radius, a sine of three signs or ninety degrees. E. tri, and jyā a sine.

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

Trijyā (त्रिज्या):—[=tri-jyā] [from tri] f. idem, [ib.]

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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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