आज्ञा

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit आज्ञा (ājñā, order, command, authority).

Noun[edit]

आज्ञा (āggyāf (Urdu spelling آجنا)

  1. order, command
    उसकी आज्ञा नहीं टल सकती।
    uskī āgyā nahī̃ ṭal saktī.
    His order cannot be reverted.
    अपने पिता की आज्ञा का पालन करो।
    apne pitā kī āgyā kā pālan karo.
    Obey the commands of your father.
  2. (Hinduism, Sikhism) An order or commandment of a spiritual master or guru to a disciple.

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

आज्ञा (ā-jñāf

  1. order, command (Mn. X, 56, MBh. etc.)
  2. authority, unlimited power (Bālar.)
  3. name of the tenth lunar mansion (VarBṛ.)
  4. permission (Mn. IX, 199)
    अनाज्ञया (an-ā-jñayā) - without permission of (+genitive)

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of आज्ञा
Nom. sg. आज्ञा (ājñā)
Gen. sg. आज्ञायाः (ājñāyāḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative आज्ञा (ājñā) आज्ञे (ājñe) आज्ञाः (ājñāḥ)
Vocative आज्ञे (ājñe) आज्ञे (ājñe) आज्ञाः (ājñāḥ)
Accusative आज्ञाम् (ājñām) आज्ञे (ājñe) आज्ञाः (ājñāḥ)
Instrumental आज्ञया (ājñayā) आज्ञाभ्याम् (ājñābhyām) आज्ञाभिः (ājñābhiḥ)
Dative आज्ञायै (ājñāyai) आज्ञाभ्याम् (ājñābhyām) आज्ञाभ्यः (ājñābhyaḥ)
Ablative आज्ञायाः (ājñāyāḥ) आज्ञाभ्याम् (ājñābhyām) आज्ञाभ्यः (ājñābhyaḥ)
Genitive आज्ञायाः (ājñāyāḥ) आज्ञयोः (ājñayoḥ) आज्ञानाम् (ājñānām)
Locative आज्ञायाम् (ājñāyām) आज्ञयोः (ājñayoḥ) आज्ञासु (ājñāsu)

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0133