Janghabala, Jaṅghābala, Jangha-bala: 4 definitions


Janghabala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

jaṅghābala : (nt.) strength of the leg.

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

Jaṅghābala refers to: (nissāya) by means of his leg (lit. by the strength of, cp. Fr. à force de);

Note: jaṅghābala is a Pali compound consisting of the words jaṅghā and bala.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (J) next»] — Janghabala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jaṅghābala (जङ्घाबल).—'Strength of the shanks', running away किमन्यत् । जङ्घाबलमेव (kimanyat | jaṅghābalameva) M.3 (between 19th and 2th verses.)

Derivable forms: jaṅghābalam (जङ्घाबलम्).

Jaṅghābala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jaṅghā and bala (बल).

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

Jaṅghābala (जङ्घाबल).—[neuter] the power of the legs, i.e. running, flight.*

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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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