Vamsaja, Vaṃsaja, Vamshaja, Vamsha-ja: 8 definitions


Vamsaja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vaṃsaja : (adj.) born in a certain clan or race.

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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

vaṃśaja (वंशज).—a S Sprung from a (good) race or tribe.

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

vaṃśaja (वंशज).—a Sprung from a good race.

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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

Vaṃśaja (वंशज).—a.

1) born in the family of; तस्य दाक्षिण्यरूढेन नाम्ना मगधवंशजा (tasya dākṣiṇyarūḍhena nāmnā magadhavaṃśajā) R.1.31.

2) made of bamboos.

3) sprung from a good family. (-jaḥ) 1 progeny, issue, lineal descendant.

2) the seed of the bamboo.

-jam bamboo-manna.

- bamboomanna; वंशजा बृंहणी वृष्या बल्या स्वाद्वी च शीतला (vaṃśajā bṛṃhaṇī vṛṣyā balyā svādvī ca śītalā) Bhāva P.

Vaṃśaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaṃśa and ja (ज).

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

Vaṃśaja (वंशज).—mfn.

(-jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) 1. Sprung from a good family. 2. Produced by the bamboo. nf.

(-ja-jā) Bamboo-manna. E. vaśa a bamboo, or lineage, &c., and ja born, produced.

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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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