Japata, Japatā, Japa-ta: 3 definitions



Japata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Japatā (जपता):—[=japa-tā] [from japa > jap] f. the state of one who mutters prayers, [Mahābhārata xiii, 1907] (japatām [genitive case] [plural] of japat [Scholiast or Commentator])

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Japatā (जपता):—(von japa) f. der Zustand dessen, der Gebete hermurmelt: kāṇḍapṛṣṭhaściraṃ kālaṃ tatraiva parivartate . tatastu triśate kāle labhate japatāmapi .. [Mahābhārata 13, 1907.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Japatā (जपता):—f. der Zustand dessen , der nur Gebete hermurmelt. [Nīlakaṇṭha] fasst japatām ( = gāyatrīmātrasevinām) als Gen. und ergänzt dazu kule janma.

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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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