Jalambika, Jalāmbikā, Jala-ambika: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jalāmbikā (जलाम्बिका).—a well.

Jalāmbikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jala and ambikā (अम्बिका).

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

Jalāmbikā (जलाम्बिका).—f.

(-kā) A well. E. jala, and ambikā a mother; bearing water as it were in its womb: the word is sometimes read jalātmikā.

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

Jalāmbikā (जलाम्बिका):—[from jala] f. a well, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Jalāmbikā (जलाम्बिका):—[jalā+mbikā] (kā) 1. f. A well.

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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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