Jalapraya, aka: Jala-praya, Jalaprāya, Jālaprāyā; 4 Definition(s)

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Jalapraya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[Jalapraya in Ayurveda glossaries]

Jalaprāya (जलप्राय, “watery”) refers to one of the twelve types of lands mentioned in the Amarakoṣa and classified according to fertility of the soil, irrigation and physical characteristics. Agriculture (kṛṣi) is frequently mentioned in India’s ancient literature.

(Source): Knowledge Traditions & Practices of India: Agriculture: A Survey
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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Jalapraya in Marathi glossaries]

jalaprāya (जलप्राय).—a (S) Abounding in water--a country.

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

jalaprāya (जलप्राय).—a Abounding in water-a country. Overflown-a country or river.

(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

[Jalapraya in Sanskrit glossaries]

Jalaprāya (जलप्राय).—a country abounding with water; जलप्रायमनूपं स्यात् (jalaprāyamanūpaṃ syāt) Ak.

Derivable forms: jalaprāyam (जलप्रायम्).

Jalaprāya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jala and prāya (प्राय).

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Jālaprāyā (जालप्राया).—mail, armour.

Jālaprāyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jāla and prāyā (प्राया).

(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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