Jalamoda, Jala-moda: 6 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jalamoda (जलमोद).—a fragrant root (uśīra).

Derivable forms: jalamodam (जलमोदम्).

Jalamoda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jala and moda (मोद).

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

Jalamoda (जलमोद).—n.

(-daṃ) A fragrant grass, (Andropogon muricatum.) E. jala and moda what delights. jalena modayati sevinaṃ muda-ṇic aṇ upa-sa . uśīre .

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

1) Jalamoda (जलमोद):—[=jala-moda] [from jala] n. ‘water-enjoyer’, the root of Andropogon muricatus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] ([varia lectio] lāmoda).

2) Jalāmoda (जलामोद):—[from jala] See la-m.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Jalamoda (जलमोद):—(jala + moda) n. die wohlriechende Wurzel von Andropogon muricatus Retz. (uśīra) [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Jalamoda (जलमोद):—n. die Wurzel von Andropogon muricatus [Rājan 12,161.] jalāmoda v.l.

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Jalāmoda (जलामोद):—n. = jalamoda.

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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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