Upajivana, aka: Upajīvana; 4 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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upajīvana (उपजीवन).—n (S) upajīvikā f (S) Living, subsisting, sustentation. 2 Means of subsistence; viz. aliment, a livelihood or living, a maintenance. 3 Preservation, conservation, support, maintenance; the being continued in its proper form or state (of a body gen.): also the means (the pabulum, power &c.) of its preservation.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

upajīvana (उपजीवन).—n-jīvikā f Living, a liveli- hood. Support, the means of preserv- ation of the body.

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

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Upajīvana (उपजीवन).—

1) Living.

2) Subsistence, livelihood; निन्दितार्थोपजीवनम् (ninditārthopajīvanam) Y.3.236; क्षत्रियस्यैतदेवाहुर्धर्मं कृष्णो- पजीवनम् (kṣatriyasyaitadevāhurdharmaṃ kṛṣṇo- pajīvanam) Mb.

3) A means of living, such as property; किंचिद्दत्त्वोपजीवनम् (kiṃciddattvopajīvanam) Ms.9.27.

Derivable forms: upajīvanam (उपजीवनम्).

See also (synonyms): upajīvikā.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upajīvana (उपजीवन).—n.

(-naṃ) Subsistence, means of living. E. upa and jīvana living.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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