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