Janamgama, Janaṃgama, Janaṅgama, Janangama: 10 definitions

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Janamgama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Janaṃgama (जनंगम) refers to a “Caṇḍāla”, and as mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 17.112. The word occurs in Māgha 15.35; in Yaśastilaka chapter 5; in Harṣacarita chapter 6; and other texts.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Janamgama in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Janaṃgama (जनंगम).—A Chāṇḍāla; ...... जालिकाश्च जनंगमाः (jālikāśca janaṃgamāḥ) Śiva. B.31.22.

Derivable forms: janaṃgamaḥ (जनंगमः).

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

Janaṅgama (जनङ्गम).—m.

(-maḥ) A Chandala, a man of low or degraded tribe. E. jana a mean man, and gam to go, khac yum ca aff. janebhyo gacchati vahiḥ .

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

1) Janaṃgama (जनंगम):—[=jana-ṃ-gama] [from jana > jan] m. a Cāṇḍāla (cf. jalaṃ-g), [Harṣacarita vi; Kādambarī vii, 168] ([varia lectio] jaran-mātaṅga), [Rājataraṅgiṇī vii, 965]

2) Janaṃgamā (जनंगमा):—[=jana-ṃ-gamā] [from janaṃ-gama > jana > jan] f. a Cāṇḍāla woman, [viii, 1957].

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

Janaṅgama (जनङ्गम):—[jana-ṅgama] (maḥ) 1. m. A chandāla or low man, an outcast.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Janaṅgama (जनङ्गम) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Jaṇaṃgama.

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Janamgama 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Janamgama in Prakrit glossary
Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Jaṇaṃgama (जणंगम) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Janaṅgama.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Janamgama in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Janaṃgama (ಜನಂಗಮ):—[noun] a man of lowest caste in the erstwhile social system in India, regarded as untouchable.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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