Jh: 2 definitions


Jh means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Jh (झ्).—Fourth consonant of the palatal class of consonants possessed of the properties नादानुप्रदान, घोष, संवृतकण्ठत्व (nādānupradāna, ghoṣa, saṃvṛtakaṇṭhatva), and महाप्राणत्व (mahāprāṇatva); झ् (jh) at the beginning of an affix in Panini Sutras is mute; e. g. the affixes झि, झ (jhi, jha) etc.; cf चुटूं (cuṭūṃ) P. I. 3.7.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Jh in Hindi refers in English to:——the fourth letter of the second pentad (i.e. [cavarga]) of the Devnagri: alphabet..—jh (झ) is alternatively transliterated as Jha.

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