[ pruhj-nyah, -nuh ]
/ ˈprʌdʒ nyɑ, -nə /
noun Buddhism, Hinduism.
pure and unqualified knowledge.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Also called Enlightenment.
Origin of prajna
From the Sanskrit word prajñā
Words nearby prajna
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British Dictionary definitions for prajna
/ (ˈprʊdʒnə, -njɑː) /
wisdom or understanding considered as the goal of Buddhist contemplation
Word Origin for prajna
from Sanskrit prajñā, from prajānāti he knows
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