Yaji, Yāji: 11 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
yaji : (aor. of yajati) sacrificed; gave away alms or gifts.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
yājī (याजी).—m A sacrificer.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A sacrificer.
2) The act of sacrificing.
3) A sacrifice; दानमध्ययनं यजिः (dānamadhyayanaṃ yajiḥ) Manusmṛti 1.79.
Derivable forms: yajiḥ (यजिः).
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Yāji (याजि).—The institutor of a sacrifice. -f. A sacrifice.
Derivable forms: yājiḥ (याजिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jiḥ) A sacrificer, one who institutes or performs a sacrifice. E. yaj to sacrifice, aff. in .
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(-jiḥ) A sacrificer, an institutor of sacrificial ceremonies. E. yaj to sacrifice, Unadi aff. iñ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yaji (यजि).—[yaj + i], 1. Sacrifice, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 79. 2. A sacrificer.
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Yāji (याजि).—i. e. yaj + i, m. An institutor of sacrifices, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 33; 3, 148; anomal. du. yājyau.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yaji (यजि).—[adjective] worshipping, sacrificing (—°); [masculine] sacrifice.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Yaji (यजि):—[from yaj] mfn. sacrificing, worshipping (See deva-y)
2) [v.s. ...] m. worship, sacrifice, [Patañjali on Pāṇini 1-3, 72]
3) [v.s. ...] the root yaj, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]
4) Yāji (याजि):—[from yāj] f. a sacrifice, [Pāṇini 3-3, 110 [Scholiast or Commentator]]
5) [v.s. ...] m. = yaṣṭṛ, a sacrificer, [Uṇādi-sūtra iv, 124.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Yaji (यजि):—(jiḥ) 2. m. A sacrificer.
2) Yāji (याजि):—(jiḥ) 2. m. A sacrificer.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the priest who conducts a religious sacrifice.
2) [noun] a priest or a worshipper (in gen.).
3) [noun] a religious sacrifice.
4) [noun] the performer of a religious sacrifice.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 2.1.197 < [Chapter 1 - The Beginning of the Lord’s Manifestation and His Instructions on Kṛṣṇa-saṅkīrtana]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Nayanar 33: Somasi Mara (Comacimara) < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 9.34 < [Chapter 9 - Rāja-guhya-yoga (Yoga through the most Confidential Knowledge)]
Verse 18.65 < [Chapter 18 - Mokṣa-yoga (the Yoga of Liberation)]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 8.105 < [Section XV - False evidence permissible in special cases]
Verse 5.89 < [Section IX - Other forms of Impurity]
Verse 2.6 < [Section III - Sources of Knowledge of Dharma]
List of Mahabharata tribes (by Laxman Burdak)
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)