देवयज्ञ

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

देव (deva, god) +‎ यज्ञ (yajña, offering)

Noun[edit]

देवयज्ञ (devayajñam

  1. sacrifice to the gods, particularly the burnt offering, as one of the five great sacrifices (ŚBr., ĀśvGṛ., Mn.)
  2. name of a man

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0494