Vedajna, Vēdājñā, Vedājñā, Vedajña, Veda-jna: 8 definitions


Vedajna 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vēdājñā (वेदाज्ञा).—f (S) A precept of the Vedas.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Vedajña (वेदज्ञ).—m.

(-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.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vedajna in German

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Vedajña (वेदज्ञ):—adj. well versed in Vedas;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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