Jagata, Jāgatā, Jāgata: 10 definitions


Jagata means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 7: The Five Vows

Jagata (जगत, “universe”) according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 7.12.—What is meant by universe (jagata)? The entity in which the living beings roam is called universe. Another synonym for jagata is saṃsāra.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jāgatā (जागता).—a (jāgaṇēṃ) Awake, active, being in the full exercise of its power, virtue, efficacy--an idol or its inherent divinity, a charm or spell, a medicine: being in lively existence; enjoying careful culture and maintenance--a religion, a rite, a practice: ready, vigorous, prompt--mental faculties: ready, not rusty--a knowledge acquired: living in the mouths or memories of the people--a person or an event dead or past.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

jāgatā (जागता).—m A wake, active, being in the full exercise of its power, virtue, effeacy-an idol, a charm, medicine; being in lively existence, enjoying careful culture and maintenance-a religion, rite, practice; ready, vigo- rous, prompt mental faculties; ready, not rusty-a knowledge acquired.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jāgata (जागत).—The Jagatī metre.

Derivable forms: jāgatam (जागतम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jāgata (जागत).—[adjective] composed in the Jagatī metre, pertaining to it, etc.; [neuter] the Jagatī metre.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Jāgata (जागत):—mfn. ([gana] utsādi) composed in or consisting of or conforming to the Jagatī metre

2) chiefly praised in that metre, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-saṃhitā ii, vii; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc.

3) m. a deity, [Ṛg-veda vii, 92, 4; Sāyaṇa] (cf. [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā xxix, 60])

4) n. ([Pāṇini 4-2, 55], [vArttika]) the Jagatī metre, [Vaitāna-sūtra xix, 17.]

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Jagata in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Jagata (जगत) [Also spelled jagat]:—(nm) the world, universe; (nf) a raised circular curb (around a well); ~[guru] ([jagadguru]) a title of certain Hindu scholarly priests (4 in number); preceptor of the universe; ~[pati] master of the universe—God; ~[pitā] Creator of the universe; ~[prasiddha] world renowned, of world fame.

2) Jagāta (जगात):—(nf) see [jakāta].

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Jāgaṭa (ಜಾಗಟ):—[noun] = ಜಾಗಟೆ [jagate].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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