Jalasaya, aka: Jalāsaya, Jalashaya, Jala-ashaya, Jalaśaya, Jala-shaya; 4 Definition(s)


Jalasaya 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.

The Sanskrit term Jalaśaya can be transliterated into English as Jalasaya or Jalashaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

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jalāsaya : ((jala + asaya), m.) a lake; an artificial tank.

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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jalāśaya (जलाशय).—m (S) A reservoir or collection of water;--as the ocean, a sea, lake, tank, pond, well, basin, trough.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jalāśaya (जलाशय).—m A collection of water.

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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Jalāśaya (जलाशय).—a.

1) resting or lying in water.

2) stupid, dull, apathetic. (-yaḥ) 1 a pond, lake, reservoir.

2) a fish.

3) the ocean.

4) the fragrant root of a plant (uśīra).

Jalāśaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jala and āśaya (आशय).

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Jalaśaya (जलशय).—m. an epithet of Viṣṇu;

Derivable forms: jalaśayaḥ (जलशयः).

Jalaśaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jala and śaya (शय). See also (synonyms): jalaśayana, jalaśāyin.

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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