Tuja; 1 Definition(s)


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[Tuja in Sanskrit glossaries]

Tuja (तुज).—a. Ved. Noxious, mischievous, hurtful.

-jaḥ 1 A shock, assault; तुञ्जेतुञ्जे य उत्तरे (tuñjetuñje ya uttare) Rv.1.7.7.

2) A demon; यात किं विदिशो जेतुं तुञ्जेशो दिवि किं तया (yāta kiṃ vidiśo jetuṃ tuñjeśo divi kiṃ tayā) Ki.15.18.

3) A thunderbolt.

4) Giving.

5) Pressure.

See also (synonyms): tuñja.

(Source): DDSA: The practical 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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