Janmabhumi, Janmabhūmī: 10 definitions

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Introduction:

Janmabhumi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Janma-bhūmi.—called janma-kkāṇi in Tamil (SITI), gift of land, probably made for the lifetime of a person. Note: janma-bhūmi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Janmabhumi in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

janmabhūmī (जन्मभूमी) [or जन्मभूमिका, janmabhūmikā].—f (S) Birth-place; one's native land.

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

janmabhūmi (जन्मभूमि) [-bhūmikā, -भूमिका].—f Birth-place, one's native land

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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

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

Janmabhūmi (जन्मभूमि).—f.

(-miḥ) Native country, birth place. E. janma, and bhūmi land.

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

Janmabhūmi (जन्मभूमि).—[-n], f. home, [Pañcatantra] v. [distich] 25.

Janmabhūmi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms janma and bhūmi (भूमि).

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

Janmabhūmi (जन्मभूमि).—[feminine] birthplace, home.

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

Janmabhūmi (जन्मभूमि):—[=janma-bhūmi] [from janma > janīya] f. idem, [Harivaṃśa 5747; Pañcatantra; Prabodha-candrodaya; Rājataraṅgiṇī; Hitopadeśa]

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

Janmabhūmi (जन्मभूमि):—[janma-bhūmi] (miḥ) 2. f. Native place.

[Sanskrit to German]

Janmabhumi 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Janmabhumi in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Janmabhūmi (ಜನ್ಮ-ಭೂಮಿ):—[noun] the locality or country of one’s birth; native country.

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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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