Jadi, aka: Jaḍī, Jādi; 3 Definition(s)


Jadi means something in the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

India history and geogprahy

Jadi (“caste”) refers to a factor taken into consideration, by consulting an astrologer, before marriage among the Agamudaiyans (a cultivating case foundin all the Tamil districts).—The zodiacal signs (rasi) are grouped into castes as follows:—Brahman, Karkatakam, Minam, and Dhanus Kshatriya, Mesham, Vrischikam Vaisya, Kumbam, Thulam Sudra, Rishabam, Makaram Lower castes, Midhunam, Singam, and Kanni.

Source: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

jaḍī (जडी).—f ( H) A root or a ramification. The word is commonly understood of a medicinal root. jaḍī rutaṇēṃ g. of s. To take root, lit. fig., to become well fixed, settled, or established.

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jāḍī (जाडी).—f Thickness, coarseness &c. See jāḍa Sig. I. 2 A double yoke, a yoke consisting of one part above, one part underneath. It is the yoke of the beasts in advance of the thillers.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jaḍī (जडी).—f A root or a ramification. jaḍī rutaṇēṃ To take root, lit. fig., become well fixed, settled, or established.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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