puja

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पूजा (pūjā, reverence or worship).

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Noun[edit]

puja (plural pujas)

  1. A religious ritual performed in South Asia as an act of worship. [from 17th c.]
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 43:
      The priest had performed the puja and tied a string around his father's silk purse to make sure that the Rana didn't spend even a copper coin while he was a guest of Merta.

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puja

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of pujar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of pujar

Spanish[edit]

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puja

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of pujar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of pujar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of pujar.