Vidhijna, Vidhijña, Vidhi-jna: 6 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vidhijña (विधिज्ञ).—a. knowing the ritual.
-jñaḥ a Brāhmaṇa versed in the ritual, a ritualist.
Vidhijña is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vidhi and jña (ज्ञ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jñaḥ-jñā-jñaṃ) Who or what knows the prescribed mode, form, &c. m.
(-jñaḥ) A Brahmana who knows the ritual. E. vidhi and jña who knows.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vidhijña (विधिज्ञ).—[vidhi-jña], adj. Knowing the rules, [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 130.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vidhijña (विधिज्ञ).—[adjective] knowing the law.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vidhijña (विधिज्ञ):—[=vidhi-jña] [from vidhi > vi-dhā] mfn. ‘rule-knowing’, one who knows the prescribed mode or form, [ib.]
2) [v.s. ...] learned in ritual, [ib.]
3) [v.s. ...] m. a Brāhman who knows the ritual, [ib.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vidhijña (विधिज्ञ):—[vidhi-jña] (jñaḥ-jñā-jñaṃ) a. Knowing the precepts.
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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