Jayaghna, Jāyāghna, Jaya-ghna: 6 definitions



Jayaghna 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jāyāghna (जायाघ्न).—

1) a murderer of his wife.

2) a mole or mark on the body indicative of the death of one's wife.

Derivable forms: jāyāghnaḥ (जायाघ्नः).

Jāyāghna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jāyā and ghna (घ्न).

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

Jāyāghna (जायाघ्न).—m.

(-ghnaḥ) 1. A murderer of his wife. 2. A mole or mark on the body, indicative of the death of a wife. E. jāyā and ghna what destroys.

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

1) Jāyāghna (जायाघ्न):—[=jāyā-ghna] [from jāyā > jāyamāna] mfn. a wife-murderer, [Pāṇini 3-2, 52]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a mole indicative of a wife’s death, 53 [Kāśikā-vṛtti]

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

Jāyāghna (जायाघ्न):—[jāyā-ghna] (ghnaḥ) 1. m. Murderer of a wife; a mark on the body indicating the death of a wife.

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Jayaghna in German

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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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