Janata, Janatā: 10 definitions
Janata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
janatā : (f.) populace.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Janatā, (f.) (from janati) a collection of people (“mankind”), congregation, gathering; people, folk D. I, 151 (=DA. I, 310, correct jananā), 206; Vin. II, 128=M. II, 93 (pacchimā); A. I, 61 (id.); III, 251 (id.); It. 33; J. IV, 110; Pv III, 57 (=janȧsamūha upāsakagaṇa PvA. 200). (Page 278)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
janatā (जनता).—f S Multitude or assembly of persons.
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jāṇata (जाणत) [or जाणत जाणत, jāṇata jāṇata].—ad (jāṇaṇēṃ) Knowingly, wittingly, consciously.
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jāṇatā (जाणता).—a (jāṇaṇēṃ) Knowing, acquainted with or versed in. 2 Well-skilled (esp. in exorcising or discerning spirits, in curing maladies, in midwifery &c.); a cunning man, a quack, a horse-doctor, a water-diviner, a thief-tracker &c. 3 A connoisseur or judge, one capable of appreciating matters: also one that can discern and estimate merit, a patron. 4 Arrived at years of discretion.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
janatā (जनता).—f Multitude or assembly of per- sons. The people gen., the populace.
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jāṇata (जाणत).—ad Knowingly, con- sciously.
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jāṇatā (जाणता).—a Knowing. Well-skilled. A judge, one capable of appreciating matters; also he that can discern and estimate merit. Arrived at years of discretion.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Janatā (जनता).—[janānāṃ samūhaḥ tal]
2) A number or assemblage of people, mankind, community; एकशतं ता जनता या भूमिर्व्यऽधूनुत (ekaśataṃ tā janatā yā bhūmirvya'dhūnuta) Av.5.18.12; आमन्त्रितो जनतायाश्च पालः (āmantrito janatāyāśca pālaḥ) Bhāg.4.17.9; पश्यति स्म जनता दिनात्यये पार्वणौ शशि- दिवाकराविव (paśyati sma janatā dinātyaye pārvaṇau śaśi- divākarāviva) R.11.82;15.67; Pt.1.31; Śi.5.14;12. 29;16.6.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Jānatā (जानता).—[ Lalitavistara 264.1 (prose), na me paścimā °tānu-kampitā syāt, read janatā, people, with v.l.; Tibetan skye bo; compare in the verse account 270.22 no…anukampitā hi janatā…paścimā.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tā) 1. Mankind, a number of men. 2. Manhood. 3. Generation, birth. E. jana a man, and tal affix; also with tva, janatvam .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Janatā (जनता).—[jana + tā], f. 1. Mankind, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 10, 8. 2. Household servants, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 1, 6, 24. 3. Subjects, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 18, 23.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Janatā (जनता).—[feminine] assemblage of men, community, people, subjects, mankind.
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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