Jalya, Jāḷyā, Jālyā: 5 definitions


Jalya 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.

The Sanskrit term Jāḷyā can be transliterated into English as Jalya or Jaliya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jāḷyā (जाळ्या) [or जाळव्या, jāḷavyā].—a (jāḷa) He whose office it is to feed the fire. In sugar-boiling.

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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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jālya (जाल्य).—i. e. jāla + ya, adj. Exposed to nets, Mahābhārata 12, 10417.

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

1) Jālya (जाल्य):—[from jāla] a mfn. liable to be caught in a net, [Mahābhārata xii.]

2) b See [column]1.

[Sanskrit to German]

Jalya 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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