Jab: 1 definition


Jab means something in Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Ambiguity: Although Jab has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Jaba.

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Jab in Hindi refers in English to:—(adv) when; —[kabhi] whenever; sometimes; ~[ki] when; whenever, at whatever time; -[taba] sometime; at times; imminent; —[apani utari to dusare ki utarate kya dera] ? beware of him who regards not his reputation; —[utara gai loi to kya karega koi] the shameless dread no society; —[taka gamga] ([jamana]) [ki dhara bahati hai] as long as the Ganges (and the Jamuna) flows (flow), for all times to come; —[taka jaharamuhara aega, sampa ka kata mara jaega] the steed will die till the grass grows; —[taka samsa taba taka asa] as long as there is life there is hope..—jab (जब) is alternatively transliterated as Jaba.

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