Jahusha, Jāhuṣa: 6 definitions


Jahusha 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.

The Sanskrit term Jāhuṣa can be transliterated into English as Jahusa or Jahusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Jāhuṣa (जाहुष).—A King of the period of Ṛgveda. It is stated in Ṛgveda, Maṇḍala 1, Anuvāka 17, Sūkta 116, that when this King was surrounded by enemies once, the Aśvinīdevas got him into their chariot and through easily passable ways took him to the top of a mountain.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jāhuṣa (जाहुष).—Name of a man protected by the Aśvins; परिविष्टं जाहुषं विश्वतः सीम् (pariviṣṭaṃ jāhuṣaṃ viśvataḥ sīm) Ṛgveda 1.116.2.

Derivable forms: jāhuṣaḥ (जाहुषः).

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

Jāhuṣa (जाहुष).—[masculine] [Name] of a man.

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

Jāhuṣa (जाहुष):—m. Name of a man protected by the Aśvins, [Ṛg-veda i, 116, 20; vii, 71, 5.]

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Jahusha 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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