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

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of देवयज्ञ
Nom. sg. देवयज्ञः ‎(devayajñaḥ)
Gen. sg. देवयज्ञस्य ‎(devayajñasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative देवयज्ञः ‎(devayajñaḥ) देवयज्ञौ ‎(devayajñau) देवयज्ञाः ‎(devayajñāḥ)
Vocative देवयज्ञ ‎(devayajña) देवयज्ञौ ‎(devayajñau) देवयज्ञाः ‎(devayajñāḥ)
Accusative देवयज्ञम् ‎(devayajñam) देवयज्ञौ ‎(devayajñau) देवयज्ञान् ‎(devayajñān)
Instrumental देवयज्ञेन ‎(devayajñena) देवयज्ञाभ्याम् ‎(devayajñābhyām) देवयज्ञैः ‎(devayajñaiḥ)
Dative देवयज्ञाय ‎(devayajñāya) देवयज्ञाभ्याम् ‎(devayajñābhyām) देवयज्ञेभ्यः ‎(devayajñebhyaḥ)
Ablative देवयज्ञात् ‎(devayajñāt) देवयज्ञाभ्याम् ‎(devayajñābhyām) देवयज्ञेभ्यः ‎(devayajñebhyaḥ)
Genitive देवयज्ञस्य ‎(devayajñasya) देवयज्ञयोः ‎(devayajñayoḥ) देवयज्ञानाम् ‎(devayajñānām)
Locative देवयज्ञे ‎(devayajñe) देवयज्ञयोः ‎(devayajñayoḥ) देवयज्ञेषु ‎(devayajñeṣu)

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 0494