Jal: 8 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jal (जल्).—I. 1 P. (jalati)

1) To be rich or wealthy.

2) To cover, hide, screen.

3) To cover (as with a net), encircle, entangle.

4) To be sharp.

5) To be cold, stiff, dull, or dumb. -II. 1 P. (jālayati) To cover, screen &c.

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

Jal (जल्).—[jala] r. 1st cl. (jalati) 1. To be sharp. 2. To be wealthy. r. 1st and 10th cls. (jalati jālayati-te) To cover, to hide or veil; to cover also as with a net, to encompass. bhvā0 aka0 para0 seṭ . ācchādane curā0 ubha0 saka0 seṭ .

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

Jal (जल्).—i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To be wealthy, or to cover; or to be blunt, or sharp. i. 10, jālaya, To cover.

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Jal (जल्).— (a [denominative.] derived from the next), [Parasmaipada.] To turn into water, [Śatruṃjayamāhātmya, (ed. A. Weber.)] 14, 81.

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

Jal (जल्):—[class] 1. lati ([perfect tense] jajāla, [Pāṇini 8-4, 54 [Scholiast or Commentator]]), ‘to be rich’ or ‘to cover’ (derived [from] jāla?), [Dhātupāṭha xx, 3];

—to be sharp, [ib.];

—to be stiff or dull (for jaḍ, derived [from] jaḍa), [ib.] : [class] 10. jālayati, to cover, [xxxii, 10].

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

Jal (जल्):—(jalati) 1. a. To be sharp; wealthy. (ki) jalati, jālayati. 1. 10. a. To cover as a veil or net.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Jal in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) water, aqua; hydro-; -[apaghatana] hydrolysis; ~[kapata] sluice; ~[kara] water-tax; ~[kala] a water pipe; •[vibhaga] waterworks; ~[kumbhi] a typical water plant; ~[kukkuta] a water-fowl; ~[kupa] a water-well; ~[krishi] water-culture; ~[keli] watergambol, aquatic sport; ~[ghadi] a water-clock; ~[cara/cari] aquatic (animal, etc.); -[cadara] a sheet of water; -[jamtu] aquatic creatures; ~[ja/jata] aqueous; lotus; ~[damarumadhya] a strait; -[trasa] hydrophobia; -[thala] water and land; •[eka hona] a deluge to set in, water to submerge all visible land; ~[da] a cloud; ~[dasyu] a pirate; ~[dhara] a cloud; ~[dhara] a water current; ~[dhi] an ocean; ~[patti] a water-cress; ~[patha] waterways; -[pari] a siren, mermaid; -[prapata] a waterfall, cataract; -[pralaya] cataclysm, deluge; -[pravaha] a torrent/current of water; -[plavana] inundation; -[bhiti] hydrophobia; -[mamdala] hydrosphere; ~[magna] submerged by or immersed under water; ~[maya] submerged in water; watery, hydrous; ~[marga] channel, waterways; water-course; -[yatra] a voyage; ~[yana] a ship, vessel; boat; -[yuddha] naval war; ~[rashi] body or accumulation of water; ~[lekha] hydrography; -[vijnana/vidya] hydrology; ~[vidyuta] hydro-electric; -[samtrasa] hydrophobia; -[samdhi] a strait; -[samadhi] watery grave, to go deep into water for ending up one’s life; ~[sarvekshana] hydrography; ~[saha] waterproof; -[sena] the navy, naval force; -[stambha] a column of water; lighthouse; -[stambhana] the skill of keeping under water for prolonged spells; -[stara] water level; ~[sthala] land and water; ~[sthaliya] amphibious; -[strota] source of water; water current; ~[hina] waterfree; without water; [jalakramta] waterlogged; [jalagara] a reservoir; —[binu mina] a fish out of water..—jal (जल) is alternatively transliterated as Jala.

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