Jalavasa, Jalavāsa, Jala-vasa: 8 definitions

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Introduction:

Jalavasa 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jalavāsa (जलवास).—m (S Dwelling in water.) Sitting in water up to the middle during certain months of the year. A practice of devotees.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jalavāsa (जलवास).—residence in water.

-sam = उशीर (uśīra) q. v.

Derivable forms: jalavāsaḥ (जलवासः).

Jalavāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jala and vāsa (वास).

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

Jalavāsa (जलवास).—I. m. abiding in water, ib. 12, 9281. Ii. adj. one who abides in water, ib. 12, 9280. Tapovāsa, i. e.

Jalavāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jala and vāsa (वास).

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

Jalavāsa (जलवास).—1. [masculine] residence in water.

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Jalavāsa (जलवास).—2. [adjective] = seq.

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

1) Jalavāsa (जलवास):—[=jala-vāsa] [from jala] mfn. = sin, [Mahābhārata xii, 9280]

2) [v.s. ...] m. abiding in water (kind of religious austerity), 9281

3) [v.s. ...] a kind of bulbous plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] n. = -moda, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Jalavāsā (जलवासा):—[=jala-vāsā] [from jala-vāsa > jala] f. a kind of grass, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Jalāvāsa (जलावास):—[jalā+vāsa] (saḥ) 1. m. A fish.

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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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