Vishayajnana, Viṣayājñāna, Vishaya-ajnana: 2 definitions


Vishayajnana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Viṣayājñāna can be transliterated into English as Visayajnana or Vishayajnana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viṣayājñāna (विषयाज्ञान).—sleepiness, exhaustion.

Derivable forms: viṣayājñānam (विषयाज्ञानम्).

Viṣayājñāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viṣaya and ajñāna (अज्ञान).

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

1) Viṣayajñāna (विषयज्ञान):—[=viṣaya-jñāna] [from viṣaya] n. acquaintance with worldly affairs, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) Viṣayājñāna (विषयाज्ञान):—[from viṣaya] n. ‘non-recognition of objects’, exhaustion, lassitude, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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