यज्ञ

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit यज्ञ (yajñá). Doublet of जशन (jaśn), a Persian borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /jəɡ.jᵊ/

Noun[edit]

यज्ञ (yagyam

  1. (chiefly Hinduism) sacrifice, oblation

Declension[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hyaȷ́nás, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁yaǵ-nó-s, from *h₁yaǵ- (to sacrifice, worship). Cognate with Avestan 𐬫𐬀𐬯𐬥𐬀(yasna), Latin ieiunus, Persian جشن(jašn, festival).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

यज्ञ (yajñám

  1. worship, devotion, prayer, praise
  2. act of worship or devotion, offering, oblation, sacrifice
  3. a worshipper, sacrificer
  4. fire
  5. Sacrifice personified

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of यज्ञ (yajñá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative यज्ञः
yajñáḥ
यज्ञौ
yajñaú
यज्ञाः / यज्ञासः¹
yajñā́ḥ / yajñā́saḥ¹
Vocative यज्ञ
yájña
यज्ञौ
yájñau
यज्ञाः / यज्ञासः¹
yájñāḥ / yájñāsaḥ¹
Accusative यज्ञम्
yajñám
यज्ञौ
yajñaú
यज्ञान्
yajñā́n
Instrumental यज्ञेन
yajñéna
यज्ञाभ्याम्
yajñā́bhyām
यज्ञैः / यज्ञेभिः¹
yajñaíḥ / yajñébhiḥ¹
Dative यज्ञाय
yajñā́ya
यज्ञाभ्याम्
yajñā́bhyām
यज्ञेभ्यः
yajñébhyaḥ
Ablative यज्ञात्
yajñā́t
यज्ञाभ्याम्
yajñā́bhyām
यज्ञेभ्यः
yajñébhyaḥ
Genitive यज्ञस्य
yajñásya
यज्ञयोः
yajñáyoḥ
यज्ञानाम्
yajñā́nām
Locative यज्ञे
yajñé
यज्ञयोः
yajñáyoḥ
यज्ञेषु
yajñéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Sauraseni Prakrit: 𑀚𑀡𑁆𑀡 (jaṇṇa)
  • Sauraseni Prakrit: *𑀬𑀕𑁆𑀕 (*yagga)
  • Pali: yañña

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