Jayampatika, Jāyampatikā: 3 definitions


Jayampatika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jayampatika in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Jāyampatikā, (pl.) (see jayampatikā & cp. jāyāpatī) wife & husband VvA. 286. (Page 283)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jayampatika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Jāyāṃpatika (जायांपतिक).—nt. sg. (compare prec. and under jāya-p°), a married couple: (vikhyāpayamānau) °tikam iti Divyāvadāna 259.7 (compare 3, above, jāyāpatīti vikhyātadharmāṇaḥ); °tikam iti khyātau 259.17.

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

1) Jāyāmpatika (जायाम्पतिक):—[=jāyā-m-patika] [from jāyā > jāyamāna] n. sg. idem, 585 and 592

2) [v.s. ...] cf. yam-patī.

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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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