Yajya, Yājya: 8 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Fit to be worshipped, adorable.
-jyā, -jyam 1 Worshipping.
2) A sacrifice.
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1) To be sacrificed.
3) One for whom a sacrifice is performed.
4) One who is allowed by Śāstras to sacrifice.
-jyaḥ 1 A sacrificer, the institutor of a sacrifice; याज्यात्मजमथो दृष्ट्वा (yājyātmajamatho dṛṣṭvā) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 13. 93.27.
2) The performer of a sacrifice for another.
-jyam The presents or fee received for officiating at a sacrifice.
-jyā a sacrificial text or verse, Ṛik (recited at the offering of an oblation); याज्यया यजनकर्मिणोऽत्यजन् (yājyayā yajanakarmiṇo'tyajan) Śiśupālavadha 1.14.2.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jyaḥ-jyā-jyaṃ) To be offered or sacrificed. m.
(-jyaḥ) A sacrificer, the person for whom it is performed. n.
(-jyaṃ) Property or presents derived from officiating at sacrifices. E. yaj to worship, ṇyat aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yājya (याज्य).—[adjective] for whom or what is sacrificed; [masculine] sacrificer or tutor of a sacrifice, [abstract] tā [feminine], tva [neuter]
— [feminine] yājyā the consecrating text, poss. yājyavant.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Yajya (यज्य):—[from yaj] mfn. to be worshipped etc.
2) [v.s. ...] nf (ā). See deva-y.
3) Yājya (याज्य):—[from yāj] mfn. to be made or allowed to sacrifice, one on whose behalf a sacrifice is performed, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.
4) [v.s. ...] to be sacrificed, sacrificial (See a-yājya)
5) [v.s. ...] m. a sacrificer, the master or institutor of a sacrifice (-tā, f. -tva n.), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.
6) Yājyā (याज्या):—[from yājya > yāj] f. ([scilicet] ṛc) sacrificial text or verse, the words of consecration used at a sacrifice, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; ???]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yājya (याज्य):—[(jyaḥ-jyā-jyaṃ) a.] To be sacrificed. m. A sacrificer. n. Propperty or presents got by sacrificing.
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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
Yajya (ಯಜ್ಯ):—[adjective] worthy of respect, worship.
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1) [noun] a religious sacrifice.
2) [noun] a religious service to a deity; worship.
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Yājya (ಯಾಜ್ಯ):—[adjective] relating to a religious sacrifice or sacrifices; sacrificial.
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1) [noun] = ಯಾಜ [yaja].
2) [noun] one who performs a religious sacrifice for or on behalf of another.
3) [noun] a religious service to a deity; worship.
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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Ends with (+8): Adhyajya, Antyajya, Aparityajya, Asamtyajya, Asamyajya, Atyajya, Ayajya, Ayajyasamyajya, Bahuyajya, Devayajya, Dustyajya, Eduruvyajya, Gamtaluvyajya, Gamtuvyajya, Ghritayajya, Madhyajya, Parityajya, Praishapratikayajya, Prasthitayajya, Prayajya.
Full-text (+13): Ayajya, Yeyajamaha, Samyajya, Yajyata, Praishapratikayajya, Yajyavat, Somayajya, Ekapradana, Devayajya, Prasthitayajya, Anuvakya, Yajyatva, Ayajyasamyajya, Ayajyatva, Ayajyayajana, Prasthita, Prasthitayajyahoma, Puronuvakya, Rituyajya, Yamayaga.
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