Jambava, Jāmbava: 4 definitions


Jambava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jāmbava (जाम्बव).—[jambvāḥ phalaṃ aṇ tasya bā° na lup Tv.]

1) Gold.

2) The fruit of the Jambu tree.

Derivable forms: jāmbavam (जाम्बवम्).

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

Jāmbava (जाम्बव).—n.

(-vaṃ) 1. The rose apple, the fruit. 2. Gold. E. jambu the tree, aṇ aff.

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

Jāmbava (जाम्बव).—i. e. I. jambu + a, 1. adj. Coming from the Jambu-tree, [Suśruta] 1, 190, 5. 2. n. The fruit of the Jambu-tree, 1, 73, 17. Ii. = jāmbavant, A proper name, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 1, 57.

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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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