Jambukancana, Jambukāñcana, Jambu-kancana, Jambūkāñcana: 1 definition

Introduction

Introduction:

Jambukancana 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Jambukanchana.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jambukancana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Jambukāñcana (जम्बुकाञ्चन).—probably to be read, with two mss. in first passage, for jāmbu° in Lalitavistara 122.15 ekā kākini jāmbu-kāñcane bhavati upahatā, and 17 jām- būkāñcanasaṃnibhā punar bhavet sakara iya mahī (both verses); the meaning seems evidently gold from the Jambu river, and it is hard to believe that ā in the first syllable is anything but a corruption (if an adjectival form, it should be jāmbava; the ā of jāmbunada, jāmbū°, is justi- fied because that is derived from °nadī with suffix -a).

Jambukāñcana can also be spelled as Jambūkāñcana (जम्बूकाञ्चन).

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Jambūkāñcana (जम्बूकाञ्चन).—see jambu°.

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Jāmbukāñcana (जाम्बुकाञ्चन).—see jambu°.

Jāmbukāñcana can also be spelled as Jāmbūkāñcana (जाम्बूकाञ्चन).

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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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