Janashruti, aka: Jana-shruti, Janaśruti, Jānaśruti; 4 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit terms Janaśruti and Jānaśruti can be transliterated into English as Janasruti or Janashruti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Janashruti in Marathi glossary... « previous · [J] · next »

janaśruti (जनश्रुति).—f (S) News, tidings, popular talk; a rumor or report.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

janaśruti (जनश्रुति).—f News, tidings; a rumour.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Janashruti in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [J] · next »

Jānaśruti (जानश्रुति).—Name of a king; जानश्रुतिर्ह पौत्रायणो बहुदायी, बहुपाक्य आस (jānaśrutirha pautrāyaṇo bahudāyī, bahupākya āsa) Ch. Up.4.1.1.

Derivable forms: jānaśrutiḥ (जानश्रुतिः).

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Janaśruti (जनश्रुति).—f. a rumour, report; अभिचारं चकारास्येत्य- विगाना जनश्रुतिः (abhicāraṃ cakārāsyetya- vigānā janaśrutiḥ) Rāj. T.7.133. (-naṃ) सह (saha) a. subduing men; सत्रासाहो जनभक्षो जनंसहः (satrāsāho janabhakṣo janaṃsahaḥ) Rv.2.21.3.

Derivable forms: janaśrutiḥ (जनश्रुतिः).

Janaśruti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jana and śruti (श्रुति).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Janaśruti (जनश्रुति).—f.

(-tiḥ) News, tidings, intelligence. E. jana mankind, and śruti that which is heard. janebhyaḥ śrūyate śru-ktin .

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