Vishvajana, Viśvajana, Vishva-jana: 4 definitions

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Vishvajana 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 Viśvajana can be transliterated into English as Visvajana or Vishvajana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viśvajana (विश्वजन).—mankind.

Derivable forms: viśvajanam (विश्वजनम्).

Viśvajana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viśva and jana (जन).

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

Viśvajana (विश्वजन).—n.

(-naṃ) All men, mankind. E. viśva, jana people.

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

Viśvajana (विश्वजन).—m. all men, mankind.

Viśvajana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viśva and jana (जन).

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

Viśvajana (विश्वजन):—[=viśva-jana] [from viśva] m. all men, mankind, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa] (-janasya cchattra or chattra n., [Pāṇini 4-1, 76], [vArttika] 1 [Scholiast or Commentator])

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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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