Jahaka, Jāhaka: 9 definitions

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Jahaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jahaka (जहक).—a. Abandoning, leaving.

-kaḥ 1 Time.

2) A child.

3) The slough of a snake.

-kā A kind of pole-cat.

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Jāhaka (जाहक).—

1) A pole-cat; जाहकाहिशशक्रोडगोधानाम् (jāhakāhiśaśakroḍagodhānām) Bṛ. S.86.42.

2) A leech.

3) A bed, a cot.

Derivable forms: jāhakaḥ (जाहकः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jahaka (जहक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Abandoning, who leaves or abandons. m.

(-kaḥ) 1. Time. 2. A child. 3. The slough of a snake. E. to quit, or abandon, kvun Unadi aff. dvitvañca .

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Jāhaka (जाहक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A cat 2. A pole-cat. 3. A bed, a cot. 4. A leech. E. to quit, affix ṇvul; radical initial doubled.

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

Jahakā (जहका).—[feminine] hedge-hog.

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Jāhaka (जाहक).—[masculine] hedgehog.

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

1) Jahaka (जहक):—[from jaha] mfn. one who abandons, [Uṇādi-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) [v.s. ...] m. time, [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] a boy, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] the slough of a snake, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Jahakā (जहका):—[from jahaka > jaha] f. (= jāhaka) a hedgehog, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā xxiv; Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

6) Jahāka (जहाक):—[from jahana > jaha] mfn. avoiding others, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka i, 3, 1]

7) [v.s. ...] but cf. [Ṛg-veda viii, 45, 37.]

8) Jāhaka (जाहक):—m. (= jahakā) a hedge-hog, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā lxxxvi, 42; Harṣacarita vii]

9) a chameleon, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

10) a leech, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

11) a bed, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Jahaka (जहक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. Time; a deserter.

2) Jāhaka (जाहक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A cat; a polecat; a bed; a leech.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Jāhaka (जाहक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Jāhaga.

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Jahaka 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Jāhaka (ಜಾಹಕ):—[noun] a cat waiting for its chance to catch a mouse.

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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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