Vijana, Vījana, Vijāna: 12 definitions

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Introduction:

Vijana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vijana : (adj.) deserted of people. || vījana (nt.), fanning.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Vījana, (nt.) (fr. vīj, cp. Class. Sk. vījana) a fan, fanning; in vījana-vāta a fanning wind, a breeze SnA 174. (Page 643)

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Vijāna, (nt.—adj.) (fr. vijānāti) understanding; as adj. (—°) in cpds. du° (dubbijāna) hard to understand S. I, 60; J. IV, 217; and su° easy to perceive Sn. 92; J. IV, 217. (Page 617)

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Vijana, (adj.) (vi+jana) deserted of people, lonely S. I, 180; ThA. 252.—°vāta: see vāta. (Page 616)

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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

vijaṇā (विजणा) [or ना, nā].—m (Poetry. vyajana S) A fan. v ghāla, ghē. Ex. maga vi0 karūna nirmāṇa || hālavityā ādhīna hōya vārā ||.

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vijana (विजन).—a S Unpeopled, uninhabited: also unmanned.

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

vijaṇā (विजणा) [-nā, -ना].—m A fan.

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vijana (विजन).—a Unpeopled, uninhabited.

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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

Vijana (विजन).—a. Lonely, retired, solitary.

-nam 1 A solitary place, retreat (vijane means 'privately').

2) Absence of witnesses.

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Vījana (वीजन).—1 The ruddy goose.

2) A sort of pheasant.

-nam 1 Fanning; तदनु ज्वलनं मदर्पितं त्वरयेर्दक्षिणवातवीजनैः (tadanu jvalanaṃ madarpitaṃ tvarayerdakṣiṇavātavījanaiḥ) Ku.4.36; Śi.17.6.

2) A fan.

3) A thing, substance.

Derivable forms: vījanaḥ (वीजनः).

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

Vijana (विजन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Private, lonely, solitary. E. vi privative, and jana man, people.

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Vījana (वीजन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. A fan. 2. Fanning. 3. Thing, substance. m.

(-naḥ) 1. A sort of pheasant. 2. The ruddy goose. E. vīja, lyuṭ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vījana (वीजन).—[vij + ana] [I.] n. . 1. Fanning, being fanned, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 386. 2. A fan. Ii. n. Thing. Iii. m. 1. A sort of pheasant. 2. The ruddy goose.

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Vijana (विजन).—adj. lonely, private; loc. ºne, privately, [Pañcatantra] 58, 8.

Vijana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vi and jana (जन).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vijana (विजन).—[adjective] destitute of people or inhabitants, desert, solitary. [neuter] solitary place, lone-liness; vijanaṃ & vijanī kṛ remove all witnesses.

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Vījana (वीजन).—[neuter] fanning or fan.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Vijana (विजन):—[=vi-jana] [from vi] a mfn. free from people, destitute of men, deserted, solitary, lonely, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] n. a deserted or solitary place, absence of witnesses (ne ind., rarely neṣu ind. in private, in a lonely spot where there are no witnesses; naṃ-√kṛ, to remove all w°), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [=vi-jana] b vi-janman etc. See p. 950, col. 2.

4) Vijāna (विजान):—[=vi-jāna] a etc. See under vi-√jñā.

5) [=vi-jāna] [from vi-jñā] b m. Name of a man, [Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa]

6) Vījana (वीजन):—[from vīj] m. Name of two kinds of bird (= koka and jīvaṃ-jīva), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] n. fanning, wafting, [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.

8) [v.s. ...] a fan, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

9) [v.s. ...] = vastu, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Vijana (विजन):—[vi-jana] (naḥ-nā-naṃ) a. Private, solitary.

2) Vījana (वीजन):—(naṃ) 1. n. A fan; a thing. m. Pheasant, ruddy goose.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Vijana (विजन):—(2. vi + 1. jana) adj. menschenleer, einsam [Amarakoṣa 2, 8, 1, 22. 3, 4, 14, 85.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 742.] [Halāyudha 4, 23.] vana [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 10, 107. 11, 105.] [Mahābhārata 1, 5896. 3, 2384.] [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 9, 26. 63, 6. 2, 26, 24. 29, 21. 5, 28, 2.] [Suśruta 1, 241, 7.] [Spr. 2006.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 10, 164.] [Brahmapurāṇa] in [Lassen’s Anthologie (III) 49, 7.] subst. ein einsamer Ort: ninye vijanam [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 24, 13.] vijanāsevinī [Kathāsaritsāgara 71, 95.] vijane an einem einsamen Orte, fern von allen Menschen, ohne Zeugen, im Geheimen [Mahābhārata 1, 4666. 2, 1790. 3, 2748. 14, 150.] [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 53, 28.] [Rāmāyaṇa] [Gorresio 2, 114, 34.] [Spr. 4208.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 43, 16.] [BṚH. 5, 16.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 4, 114. 10, 178. 12, 143. 13, 3. 16, 7. 23, 1. 27, 152. 29, 8. 32, 157.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 4, 31. 282.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 1, 6, 21. 7, 9, 44.] [Pañcatantra 58, 8. 225, 25.] [Hitopadeśa 87, 22.] [Vetālapañcaviṃśati] in [Lassen’s Anthologie (III) 7, 13.] vijaneṣu [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 118, 12.] vijanaṃ kar alle Zeugen entfernen: atra vijanaṃ kṛtvā [Kathāsaritsāgara 38, 53. 40, 100. 75, 172.] rājñā vijanaṃ kṛtam [Vetālapañcaviṃśati] in [Lassen’s Anthologie (III) 3, 9.]

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Vījana (वीजन):—

1) n. (von vīj) das Befächeln [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 10, 59, 45.] bheje rājavadhūmadhye vālavyajanavījanam [Rājataraṅgiṇī 5, 386.] das Zufächeln: tadanu jvalanaṃ madarpitaṃ tvarayerdakṣiṇavātavījanaiḥ [Kumārasaṃbhava 4, 36.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 117, 53.] = vyajana Fächer [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 687,] [Scholiast] [SĀRASVATA im Śabdakalpadruma] —

2) n. = vastu [SĀRASVATA] ebend. —

3) m. Bez. zweier Vögel: = koka und jīvaṃjīva ebend.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vijana (विजन) [Also spelled vijan]:—(a) solitary, lovely; (nm) a lonely place, solitude; ~[] loneliness, solitude.

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