Jalacara, aka: Jala-cara; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Jalacara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Jalachara.

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Pali-English dictionary

[Jalacara in Pali glossaries]

jalacara : (adj.) living in the water; aquatic. (m.), a fish.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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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Marathi-English dictionary

[Jalacara in Marathi glossaries]

jalacara (जलचर).—n (S) A water-animal. 2 fig. A foreigner from over the seas.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jalacara (जलचर).—n A water-animal.

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

[Jalacara in Sanskrit glossaries]

Jalacara (जलचर).—a. (also jalecara) aquatic. (-raḥ) 1 an aquatic animal.

2) a fish.

3) any kind of water-fowl. °आजीवः, °जीवः (ājīvaḥ, °jīvaḥ) a fisherman.

Jalacara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jala and cara (चर).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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