Janacara, Janacāra, Jana-acara: 6 definitions


Janacara 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Janachara.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

janacāra (जनचार).—m (Properly janācāra) Popular usage or practice.

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janācāra (जनाचार).—m (S) Popular usage or practice. 2 Often used as ad For the sake of conforming to the custom or expectation of the people.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

janacāra (जनचार) [-pravāha, -प्रवाह].—m Popular usage.

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janācāra (जनाचार).—m Popular usage.

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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

Janācāra (जनाचार).—

1) a popular usage or custom.

2) propriety, decorum.

Derivable forms: janācāraḥ (जनाचारः).

Janācāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jana and ācāra (आचार).

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

Janācāra (जनाचार).—m.

(-raḥ) Propriety, decorum, good conduct. E. jana mankind, and ācāra moral observance.

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

Janācāra (जनाचार):—[from jana > jan] m. popular usage, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Janācāra (जनाचार):—[janā+cāra] (raḥ) 1. m. Decorum.

context information

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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