Javat, Jāvat: 3 definitions


Javat 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jāvat (जावत्).—& jāvatkāḷa ad (yāvat & yāvatkāla S) As long as. Correl. with tāvat & tāvatkāḷa. Pr. jāvat- tailaṃ &c. See under yāvat.

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

jāvat (जावत्).—ad As long as.

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

1) Javāt (जवात्):—[from java] ind. [ablative] speedily, at once, [Kathāsaritsāgara lxiii, 188; Vikramāṅkadeva-carita, by Bilhaṇa xii, 15. -]

2) Jāvat (जावत्):—[=jā-vat] [from ] a mfn. granting offspring, [Ṛg-veda viii, 94, 5.]

3) [=jā-vat] b -van. See .

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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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