ज्ञान

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit ज्ञान (jñā́na), from the root verb ज्ञा (jñā, to know, be aware of), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃- (to know).

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Noun[edit]

ज्ञान (gyānm (Urdu spelling گیان)

  1. knowledge
    मुझे इसका कुछ भी ज्ञान नहीं है।
    mujhe iskā kuch bhī gyān nahī̃ hai.
    I have no knowledge of it at all.
    हमारा शिक्षक व्यापक ज्ञान की खान है।
    hamārā śikṣak vyāpak gyān kī khān hai.
    Our professor is a vast storehouse of general knowledge.
    गुरूजी, और ज्ञान बाटो!gurūjī, aur gyān bāṭo!Oh Guru, please enlighten us with knowledge! (sarcastic)

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References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “ज्ञान”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons

Nepali[edit]

Noun[edit]

ज्ञान (jñān), pronounced ग्याँन् (gyā̃n)

  1. knowledge, wisdom

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root verb ज्ञा (jñā, to know, be aware of), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃- (to know).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ज्ञान (jñā́nan

  1. knowing, becoming acquainted with, knowledge, (esp.) the higher knowledge (in Buddhism, pure awareness free from conceptual constructs; in Hinduism, true knowledge of the Self's identity with the Ultimate Reality)
  2. "knowledge about anything cognizance" (compare ज्ञानतस् (jñānatas) and अज्ञान (ajñāna))
    ज्ञानाद् अज्ञानाद् वाjñānād ajñānād vāknowingly or ignorantly
  3. conscience
  4. = ज्ञानेन्द्रिय (jñānendriya)
  5. engaging in (+ genitive, e.g. सर्पिषस् (sarpiṣas, in sacrifice with clarified butter))
  6. name of a shakti

Declension[edit]

Neuter a-stem declension of ज्ञान (jñā́na)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ज्ञानम्
jñā́nam
ज्ञाने
jñā́ne
ज्ञानानि / ज्ञाना¹
jñā́nāni / jñā́nā¹
Vocative ज्ञान
jñā́na
ज्ञाने
jñā́ne
ज्ञानानि / ज्ञाना¹
jñā́nāni / jñā́nā¹
Accusative ज्ञानम्
jñā́nam
ज्ञाने
jñā́ne
ज्ञानानि / ज्ञाना¹
jñā́nāni / jñā́nā¹
Instrumental ज्ञानेन
jñā́nena
ज्ञानाभ्याम्
jñā́nābhyām
ज्ञानैः / ज्ञानेभिः¹
jñā́naiḥ / jñā́nebhiḥ¹
Dative ज्ञानाय
jñā́nāya
ज्ञानाभ्याम्
jñā́nābhyām
ज्ञानेभ्यः
jñā́nebhyaḥ
Ablative ज्ञानात्
jñā́nāt
ज्ञानाभ्याम्
jñā́nābhyām
ज्ञानेभ्यः
jñā́nebhyaḥ
Genitive ज्ञानस्य
jñā́nasya
ज्ञानयोः
jñā́nayoḥ
ज्ञानानाम्
jñā́nānām
Locative ज्ञाने
jñā́ne
ज्ञानयोः
jñā́nayoḥ
ज्ञानेषु
jñā́neṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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