Janas: 6 definitions


Janas 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Janas (जनस्).—n. See जन (jana) 3.

See also (synonyms): janar.

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

Janas (जनस्).—[jan + as], n. indecl. One of the seven worlds beyond the maharloka, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in Chr. 209, 1.

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

Janas (जनस्).—[neuter] race; as [indeclinable] (also janar) [Name] of a cert. world.

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

Janas (जनस्):—[from jananīya] n. race, class of beings ([Latin] genus), [Ṛg-veda ii, 2, 4] = jana-loka, [Vedāntasāra; Bhāgavata-purāṇa iii, 13, 25 and 43.]

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Janas 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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