Jatibhasha, aka: Jātibhāṣā, Jati-bhasha; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Jātibhāṣā can be transliterated into English as Jatibhasa or Jatibhasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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Jātibhāṣā (जातिभाषा) refers to “the common language”, and is classified as one of the four types of languages (bhāṣā) occurring in dramatic plays (nāṭya), according to Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 18.

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

The Common Language (jātibhāṣā) prescribed for use [on the stage] has various forms. It contains many words of Barbarian (mleccha) origin and is spoken in Bhārata-varṣa only.

Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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