Janma; 4 Definition(s)

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Janma means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana

[Janma in Purana glossaries]

Janma (जन्म).—A Danāyuṣa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 68. 30.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Janma in Marathi glossaries]

janma (जन्म).—m n (S) Birth or production. 2 Life-time. Ex. mī janmānta khōṭēṃ bōlalōṃ nāhīṃ khōṭēṃ bōlāyācā nāhīṃ. 3 In comp. From birth, or throughout life. Ex. janmakaraṇṭā, janmakhōḍa, janmagāṇṭha. Pr. janmīṃ nāhīṃ tēṃ karmīṃ (Used of an evil event.) That which has never happened in my life-time was yet in my destiny (reserved for me). anya janmīṃ In another birth. janma ghēṇēṃ To draw birth; to come into existence. janma jāṇēṃ g. of s. To spend one's life (idly or vainly). janma dēkhaṇēṃ or -pāhaṇēṃ To have the catamenia or menstrual flux beginning to flow. janma dēṇēṃ To give birth to, to bear. janmācā Relating to birth; as janmācā khōṭā A liar from the mother's womb; janmācā rōga An inherited or a connate disease; janmācā rōgī Sickly from birth. 2 Lasting through life; as janmācā jōḍā or janmācā sōbatī A companion for life: viz. a husband, wife, firm friend, incurable malady; janmācī bhākara A provision or maintenance for life; janmācī bēgamī A provision or stock for life; janmācēṃ sārthaka The end, purpose, object of one's existence. v kara. To obtain the end &c. janmācā pāṭāvaravaṇṭā ghēṇēṃ To engage to support one through life. janmācē karmīṃ or janmācē karmāṃ As, or in the manner of, one of those acts which are never repeated in life. Used adverbially in construction with nouns expressing actions either singular or of extremely infrequent occurrence. Ex. tyānēṃ ja0 ēka muñja kēlī parantu damaḍī damaḍī dakṣiṇā dilhī. janmāsa ghālaṇēṃ To bring into existence. janmāsa ghāla- ṇārāsa raḍaṇēṃ To cry out against one's Maker; " to curse the day of one's birth." janmāsa yēṇēṃ To come into being. janmācā patakara ghēṇēṃ g. of o. To take upon one's self the charge (of feeding, clothing, providing for, or of doing any thing) for the life-time of. janmācī aṭhavaṇa rāhaṇēṃ in. con. To remember as long as one lives. navā janma hōṇēṃ in. con. To obtain a new birth. Said upon any remarkable recovery or escape.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

janma (जन्म).—m n Birth or production. Life-time. In comp. From birth or throughout life. Ex. janmakaraṇṭā janmakhōḍa. janma ghēṇēṃ Draw birth, come into existenee. janma jāṇēṃ Spend one's life (idly or vainly). janma dēṇēṃ Give birth to, bear. janmācā khōṭā A liar from the mother's womb. janmā- cā rōgī Sickly from birth. janmācā rōga An inherited or a connate disease. janmācā jōḍā or sōbatī A companion for life: viz. a husband, wife, firm friend, incurable malady. janmācī bēgamī A pro- vision or stock for life. janmācī bhākara A provision or maintenance for life. janmācēṃ sārthaka The end, purpose, object of one's existence. janmācē karmīṃ As, or in the manner of, one of those acts which are never repeated in life. Used adverbially in construction with nouns expressing actions either singular or of extremely infrequent occurrence. janmāsa ghālaṇēṃ Bring into ex- istence. janmāsa yēṇēṃ Come into being. janmācā patkara ghēṇēṃ To take upon oneself the charge (of feeding, clothing, providing for, or of doing anything) for the life-time of. janmācī āṭhavaṇa rāhaṇēṃ To remember as long as one lives. navā janma hōṇēṃ To obtain a new birth.

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janma (जन्म).—p Born, caused; that is to be born.

(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

[Janma in Sanskrit glossaries]

Janma (जन्म).—Birth.

Derivable forms: janmam (जन्मम्).

(Source): DDSA: The practical 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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