Vedajna, Vēdājñā, Vedājñā, Vedajña, Veda-jna: 7 definitions
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vēdājñā (वेदाज्ञा).—f (S) A precept of the Vedas.
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.
Vedajña (वेदज्ञ).—a Brāhmaṇa versed in the Vedas; तथा दहति वेदज्ञः कर्मजं दोषमात्मनः (tathā dahati vedajñaḥ karmajaṃ doṣamātmanaḥ) Manusmṛti 12.11.
Derivable forms: vedajñaḥ (वेदज्ञः).
Vedajña is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms veda and jña (ज्ञ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jñaḥ) A Brahman skilled in the Vedas. E. veda, jña who knows.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vedajña (वेदज्ञ).—[adjective] knowing the Veda.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vedajña (वेदज्ञ):—[=veda-jña] [from veda] mfn. knowing the Veda, [Manu-smṛti xii, 101.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vedajña (वेदज्ञ):—[veda-jña] (jñaḥ) 1. m. One knowing the Vedas.
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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 (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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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 12.101 < [Section XI - Supremacy of the Veda]