Jajjara: 4 definitions


Jajjara means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

jajjara : (adj.) feeble with age; old; vithered.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Jajjara, (From intensive of jarati) withered, feeble with age Th. 2, 270; J. I, 5, 59 (jarā°); ThA. 212; PvA. 63 (°bhāva, state of being old) — not fading (cp. amata & ajarāmara), of Nibbāna S. IV, 369. (Page 277)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Jajjara (जज्जर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Jarjara.

2) Jajjara (जज्जर) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Jarjara.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Jajjara (ಜಜ್ಜರ):—

1) [adjective] reduced to or fallen into partial ruin or decay, as from age, wear or neglect; infirm; worn out; shattered.

2) [adjective] weakened by mental distress, agony, etc.

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Jajjara (ಜಜ್ಜರ):—

1) [noun] a broken, uneven or interrupted tone or voice.

2) [noun] a low voice.

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Jajjāra (ಜಜ್ಜಾರ):—[adjective] occurring or existing in a high degree; very strong; violent, extreme, sharp.

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Jajjāra (ಜಜ್ಜಾರ):—

1) [noun] a courageous, undaunted man.

2) [noun] the quality of being brave, courageous; courage; bravery.

3) [noun] open armed conflict between two hostile armies.

4) [noun] an army of courageous soldiers.

5) [noun] (fig.) a cruel or inhuman action.

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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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