Manushyayajna, Manuṣyayajña, Manushya-yajna: 13 definitions
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Manushyayajna has 11 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Manuṣyayajña can be transliterated into English as Manusyayajna or Manushyayajna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Manuṣyayajña (मनुष्ययज्ञ):—[(ma + yajña)] m. Opfer an Menschen d. i. Mildthätigkeit, Gastfreundschaft, eines der 5 Mahāyajña [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 11, 5, 6, 1. 2.] yanmanuṣyebhyo dadāti tanmanuṣyayajñaḥ [ĀŚV. GṚHY.3,1,3.] [Oxforder Handschriften 265,a,4. 267,b,41. 44. 277,a, No. 654.] ātithyasya manuṣyayajñatvaṃ kātyāyanenoktam [267,b,42.] — Vgl. nṛyajña .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Manuṣyayajña (मनुष्ययज्ञ):—m. ein den Menschen geltendes Opfer , so v.a. Mildthätigkeit , Gastfreundschaft. Sehr künstlich erklärt im Comm. zu [Gautama's Dharmaśāstra 4.16,34.]
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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