Jatvashmaka, Jatvaśmaka, Jatu-ashmaka: 5 definitions
Jatvashmaka 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.
The Sanskrit term Jatvaśmaka can be transliterated into English as Jatvasmaka or Jatvashmaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Jatvaśmaka (जत्वश्मक).—red arsenic.
Derivable forms: jatvaśmakam (जत्वश्मकम्).
Jatvaśmaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jatu and aśmaka (अश्मक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jatvaśmaka (जत्वश्मक):—[=jatv-aśmaka] [from jatu] n. ‘lac-stone’, bitumen, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jatvaśmaka (जत्वश्मक):—[jatva+śmaka] (kaṃ) 1. n. Red arsenic.
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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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