Janavada, Jana-vada, Janavāda: 11 definitions

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Janavada 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

janavāda (जनवाद).—m (S) janavārtā f (S) Common report; popular talk.

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

janavāda (जनवाद).—m vārtā f Common report; popular talk.

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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

Janavāda (जनवाद).—(also janevādaḥ)

1) news, rumour.

2) a scandal; द्यूतं च जनवादं च (dyūtaṃ ca janavādaṃ ca) Ms.2.179.

Derivable forms: janavādaḥ (जनवादः).

Janavāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jana and vāda (वाद).

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

Janavāda (जनवाद).—m.

(-daḥ) News, rumour, report. E. jana man, and vāda speech: see janapravāda.

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

Janavāda (जनवाद).—[masculine] = janapravāda.

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

Janavāda (जनवाद):—[=jana-vāda] [from jana > jan] m. ([gana] kathādi) = -pravāda, [Manu-smṛti ii, 179; Mahābhārata ii, xii, xiv; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

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

Janavāda (जनवाद):—[jana-vāda] (daḥ) 1. m. News.

[Sanskrit to German]

Janavada 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Janavāda refers to: people’s talk, gossip Sn. 973. (Page 278)

Note: janavāda is a Pali compound consisting of the words jana and vāda.

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Janavāda (ಜನವಾದ):—

1) [noun] the general speech, expression or communication of common people.

2) [noun] an opinion that is prevalent among general public with or without any basis.

3) [noun] widely prevalent bad reputation (against a person); malicious gossip.

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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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