Vraj; 2 Definition(s)


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Vraj (व्रज्).—I. 1 P. (vrajata)

1) To go, walk, proceed; नाविनीतैर्व्रजेद् धुर्यैः (nāvinītairvrajed dhuryaiḥ) Ms.4.67.

2) To go to, approach, visit; मामेकं शरणं व्रज (māmekaṃ śaraṇaṃ vraja) Bg.18.66.

3) To depart, retire, withdraw.

4) To pass away (as time); इयं व्रजति यमिनी त्यज नरेन्द्र निद्रारसम् (iyaṃ vrajati yaminī tyaja narendra nidrārasam) Vikr.11.74.

5) To attain to, go to the state of.

6) To obtain, gain. -II. 1 U. (vrājayati-te)

1) To go.

2) To prepare, decorate. (This root is used much in the same way as gam or q. v.)

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vraj (व्रज्).—r. 1st cl. (vrajati) 1. To go, to travel. 2. To pass away, (as time.) With anu, 1. To follow. 2. To perform. With pari prefixed, To wander about, as a mendicant. With pra, 1. To go into exile. 2. To enter on the fourth stage of life. With prati, To go to or towards. r. 10th cl. (vrājayati-te) 1. To prepare, to perfect. 2. To go.

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