Jatilakshana, Jātilakṣaṇa, Jati-lakshana: 5 definitions


Jatilakshana 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.

The Sanskrit term Jātilakṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Jatilaksana or Jatilakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

jātilakṣaṇa (जातिलक्षण).—n (S) A specific or generic characteristic.

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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

[«previous next»] — Jatilakshana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jātilakṣaṇa (जातिलक्षण).—generic distinction, a characteristic of a class.

Derivable forms: jātilakṣaṇam (जातिलक्षणम्).

Jātilakṣaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jāti and lakṣaṇa (लक्षण).

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

Jātilakṣaṇa (जातिलक्षण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) 1. Specific or generic distinction or characteristic. 2. Mark of tribe or caste. E. jāti and lakṣaṇa indication.

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

1) Jātilakṣaṇa (जातिलक्षण):—[=jāti-lakṣaṇa] [from jāti > jāta] n. generic or specific distinction, characteristic, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] mark of tribe or caste, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Jātilakṣaṇa (जातिलक्षण):—[jāti-lakṣaṇa] (ṇaṃ) 1. n. Mark of caste.

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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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