Jalanidhi, aka: Jala-nidhi; 6 Definition(s)

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Jalanidhi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geogprahy

Jalanidhi.—(IE 7-1-2), ‘four’; see sāgara. Note: jalanidhi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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jalanidhi : (m.) the ocean.

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

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jalanidhi (जलनिधि).—m S The reservoir of water; " the fountains of the great deep." Ex. jēṇēṃ ja0 āṭalā ācamaniṃ ||.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jalanidhi (जलनिधि).—m The reservoir of water, a sea.

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

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Jalanidhi (जलनिधि).—

1) the ocean.

2) the number 'four'.

Derivable forms: jalanidhiḥ (जलनिधिः).

Jalanidhi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jala and nidhi (निधि).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jalanidhi (जलनिधि).—m.

(-dhiḥ) The ocean. E. jala water and nidhi a nest. nidhīyate asmin ni-dhā-ādhāre ki upa sa0 .

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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