Jatiya, Jaṭiya: 16 definitions


Jatiya means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Jatiy.

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (tantric Buddhism)

Jātīya (जातीय) [=Jātīyaka?] refers to a “kind” (of creature), according to the Bhūśalyasūtrapātananimittavidhi section of Jagaddarpaṇa’s Ācāryakriyāsamuccaya, a text within Tantric Buddhism dealing with construction manual for monasteries etc.—Accordingly, “[...] If a cord is stepped over by a specific kind (jātīya-viśeṣa) of creature, then there must be a bone of that creature (jātīyaka) beneath the site on which the cord is being cast. [...]”.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Jātīya.—cf. jñātīya. Note: jātīya 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 mythology, zoology, 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

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

jaṭiya : (m.) a kind of ascetics with matted hair.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jātīya (जातीय).—a (S) Relating to (any particular) class, species, kind, nature. In comp. Ex. svajātīya Homogeneous; vijātīya Heterogeneous or miscellaneous; vṛkṣajātīya, pāṣāṇajātīya, brāhmaṇajātīya &c.

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

jātīya (जातीय).—a Relating to (any particular) class, nature. svajātīya Homogeneous. vijātīya Heterogeneous.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jātīya (जातीय).—a. Belonging to a tribe, race, kind &c. n. a collection of utensils of a particular kind; तथा जातीयमादाय राजपुत्राभिषचेनम् (tathā jātīyamādāya rājaputrābhiṣacenam) Rām.2.15.13.

See also (synonyms): jātīka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Jātiya (जातिय).—adj. (= Pali id., Childers, for Sanskrit jātya), probably noble; to be read for text jātaya, q.v.

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Jātīya (जातीय).—(-jātīya), ifc. adj., (1) (in this sense unrecorded; compare jāti 2) of (such and such) an age: bāla-j°, young in age, Mahāvyutpatti 7099; (kumārakāś…) Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 73.4 (in this and the next two bāla may also connote foolish); bālāḥ (fools) kṣaṇyante madhudigdhābhir iva kṣuradhārābhir bālajātīyāḥ (prima- rily like children) Lalitavistara 208.1; ābhir bālā (as above) ba- dhyante dhūrtakair iva bālajātīyāḥ (as above) 4; yadā… māṇavako 'ṣṭavarṣajātīyaḥ saṃvṛttas Divyāvadāna 476.27, eight years old; (2) (not in Pali; but in Sanskrit, see [Boehtlingk and Roth] s.v., used in substantially the same way, tho much less commonly; here extremely common, and apparently characteristic of this language; = -jātika, which is much rarer here but characteristic of Pali), of (such and such) a nature, [compound] with prec. adj. or noun, concrete or abstract: paṇḍita-j° of intelligent nature, Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 80.4; Mahāvyutpatti 2895; °ye mātṛgrāme, in a woman that is intelligent by nature, Divyāvadāna 2.3; 98.22; 440.17; Avadāna-śataka i.14.7 etc.; Bodhisattvajātīyo bhikṣuḥ Divyāvadāna 261.9, a monk who had the nature of a Bodhisattva; bāla-j° (v.l. °jātiko) Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 211.5 (prose), foolish by nature (compare 1 above); duṣprajña-j° Gaṇḍavyūha 508.26; momuha-j°, confused, deluded by nature, Bodhisattvabhūmi 9.20 (a-mo°); 157.2; aparokṣa- (q.v.)-j° Mahāvastu iii.322.11, 14 (= °jātika iii.415.10); alpara- jaska- (q.v.)-j° Mahāvastu iii.322.16; vaṅka-(most mss. vañcaka) j° Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 268.5, deceitful; upālambha-j° (v.l. jātika) Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 282.12, censorious; lolupa-j° Mahāvastu i.339.10, greedy; mānābhimāna-j° i.340.11; alasa-j° Divyāvadāna 485.18; aroga-j° Avadāna-śataka i.168.10; evaṃ-j° Śikṣāsamuccaya 135.2, of such a sort (Sanskrit, [Boehtlingk and Roth]); paripṛcchana-j°, of an inquiring disposition, Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 14.10; Śikṣāsamuccaya 50.7; and probably read so with v.l. Karmavibhaṅga (and Karmavibhaṅgopadeśa) 44.1 (text paripṛcchaka-); adhivāsana(q.v.)-j° Sukhāvatīvyūha 25.15.

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

Jātīya (जातीय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Relating to any species, belonging to any tribe or order. E. jāti, and cha aff. jātau bhavaḥ .

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

Jātīya (जातीय).—[-jātīya], i. e. jāti + īya, adj. Belonging to a caste, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 162; or kind, [Pañcatantra] 190. 21; or genus, [Pañcatantra] 76, 8.

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

1) Jātīya (जातीय):—[from jāta] mfn. ifc. ([Atharvaveda-prātiśākhya iv, 28; Pāṇini 5-3, 69 and 4, 9; vi, 3, 35; 42 and 46]) belonging to any species or genus or tribe or order or race of [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra] (anucara-) etc. (See evaṃ-guṇa-, evaṃ-, etc., paṭu-, samāna-, sva-, etc.)

2) [v.s. ...] ifc. aged (aṣṭa-varṣa-, 8 years), [Divyāvadāna xxxii, 135 f.] (cf. [113 and 137])

3) [v.s. ...] cf. vi

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

Jātīya (जातीय):—[(yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a.] Belonging to caste, tribe or order.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Jātīya (जातीय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Jāīa.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Jātīya (जातीय) [Also spelled jatiy]:—(a) racial; communal; generic; —[alpasaṃkhyāṃka] racial minority; —[ekatā] racial unity; —[ghṛṇā] racial hatred; —[pṛthagvāsana] apartheid; —[bheda-bhāva] racial discrimination.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Jātīya (ಜಾತೀಯ):—

1) [adjective] of or belonging to a caste or class.

2) [adjective] patronising, bestowing undue favours in business, politics, appointment, etc. to people belonging to one’s caste.

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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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