Jalada, aka: Jala-da; 9 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Jalada (जलद):—One of the seven sons of Havya (lord of Śākadvīpa). His varṣa is also called the same: jaladavarṣa.

Source: Google Books: Cultural History from the Vāyu Purāna

Jalada (जलद).—A mountain in Śāka island. The famous country known as Kumudottaravarṣa is near this mountain. (Mahābhārata Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 11, Stanza 25).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

1a) Jalada (जलद).—A son of Havya, after whom came Jaladavarṣa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 14. 17-18; Vāyu-purāṇa 33. 16.

1b) An Ātreya gotrakara.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 197. 4.

1c) A son of Bhavya of Śākadvīpa.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 4. 60.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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

Pali-English dictionary

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jalada : (m.) a rain-cloud.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Jalada refers to: “giving water, ” rain-cloud Dāvs. V, 32;

Note: jalada is a Pali compound consisting of the words jala and da.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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

jalada (जलद).—a ( P The ja is both j & dz.) Quick, smart, active, fleet. 2 Rapid of operation, active--medicines &c.: inflammable or excitable--gunpowder, a temper.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jalada (जलद).—a Quick, fleet, active, smart.

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

Jalada (जलद).—mfn.

(-daḥ-dā-daṃ) Giving or shedding water. m.

(-daḥ) 1. A cloud. 2. A fragrant grass, (Cyperus rotundus.) E. jala water, and da what gives. jalaṃ dadāti dā-ka .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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