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EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

यज्ञ (yagym

  1. (chiefly Hinduism) sacrifice, oblation.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of यज्ञ
Singular Plural
Direct यज्ञ (yagy) यज्ञ (yagy)
Oblique यज्ञ (yagy) यज्ञों (yagyõ)
Vocative यज्ञ (yagy) यज्ञो (yagyo)

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hyaȷ́nás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hyaȷ́nás, from Proto-Indo-European *Hyeh₂ǵ-nós, from *Hyeh₂ǵ- (to sacrifice, worship). Cognate with Avestan 𐬫𐬀𐬯𐬥𐬀(yasna), Ancient Greek ἁγνός (hagnós), Latin ieiunus, Persian جشن(jašn, festival).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

DeclensionEdit

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

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