Jalapriya, Jalapriyā, Jala-priya: 7 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Jalapriyā (जलप्रिया).—A goddess enshrined at Śivalinga.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 13. 33.
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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jalapriya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jalapriya (जलप्रिय).—

1) the Chātaka bird.

2) a fish.

- an epithet of Dākṣāyaṇī.

Derivable forms: jalapriyaḥ (जलप्रियः).

Jalapriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jala and priya (प्रिय).

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

Jalapriya (जलप्रिय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Fond of water, frequenting water. m.

(-yaḥ) 1. The Chataka, (Cuculus melanoleucos.) 2. A fish. E. jala water, and priya fond of.

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

1) Jalapriya (जलप्रिय):—[=jala-priya] [from jala] m. ‘fond of water’, a fish, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] the Cātaka bird, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] a hog, [Demetrius Galanos’s Lexiko: sanskritikes, anglikes, hellenikes]

4) Jalapriyā (जलप्रिया):—[=jala-priyā] [from jala-priya > jala] f. Name of Dākṣāyaṇī, [Matsya-purāṇa xiii, 33.]

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

Jalapriya (जलप्रिय):—[jala-priya] (yaḥ) 1. m. The Chātaca; a fish. a. Fond of water.

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Jalapriya in German

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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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