Jambula, aka: Jambulā; 3 Definition(s)


Jambula 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.

In Hinduism


Jambulā (जम्बुला).—A R. of the Bhāratavarṣa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 100.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Purāṇa book cover
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

jāmbūḷa (जांबूळ).—f (jambūla S) A fruit tree, Calyptranthes caryophyllifolia or jambolana. 2 n The fruit of it.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jāmbūḷa (जांबूळ).—f A fruit tree. n Its fruit.

(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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jāmbaḷā (जांबळा).—a Of a dark purple.
jāmbhaḷā (जांभळा).—a Of a dark purple.
jāmbaḷī (जांबळी).—f (jambūla S) A fruit tree, Syzigium jambolanum, or Calyptranthes caryophylli...
jāmbhaḷī (जांभळी).—f (jambūla S) A fruit tree. See jāmbaḷī.

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