Jhara, Jharā: 12 definitions


Jhara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Jhara in India is the name of a plant defined with Oryza rufipogon in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Oryza paraguayensis Wedd. ex E. Fourn. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Revue internationale de botanique appliquée et d’agriculture tropicale
· Dictionary of the economic products of India (1891)
· Notulae ad Plantas Asiaticas (1851)
· Blumea (1987)
· Bulletin de la Société d’Histoire Naturelle d’Autun (1893)
· Methodus Plantas Horti Botanici … (1797)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jharā (झरा).—m (S) A spring of water. 2 fig. A spring or source (as of wealth &c.) 3 Commonly jhārā Sig. I.

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jhāra (झार).—a (jhārā) Full-toned, sonorous, high and clear--a voice or musical instrument.

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jhāra (झार).—f R Fine particles of meal (esp. of rice and certain inferior grains) as separated after grinding or pounding.

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jhārā (झारा).—m ( P) A thread placed on the points of contact of the strings (of a vīṇā &c.) and the bridge; to deepen the sound. 2 Applied by some to the chord which produces the base-sound, viz. the pitaḷī tāra. 3 A ladle-form culinary utensil having perforations.

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

jhara (झर) [-kan-kara-dinī-diśī, -कन्-कर-दिनी-दिशी].—ad Smartly, quick- ly, in a trice.

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jharā (झरा).—m A spring of water. A spring or source.

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jhāra (झार).—a Full toned, sonorous.

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jhārā (झारा).—m A thread placed on the points of contact of the strings (of a vīṇā &c.) A ladle-form culinary utensil.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jhara (झर) or Jharā (झरा).—[jhṛ-ac] A cascade, spring, fountain, stream; प्रत्यग्रक्षतजझरीनिवृत्तपाद्यः (pratyagrakṣatajajharīnivṛttapādyaḥ) Mv.6.14; Bv.4.37.

Derivable forms: jharaḥ (झरः).

See also (synonyms): jharī.

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

Jhara (झर).—m.

(-raḥ) f. (-rā or -riḥ-rī) A cascade, a water-fall. f. (-rī) A river. E. jhṝ to waste or decay, affix ap, fem. affix ṭāp, in or ṅīṣ; also nirjhara.

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

Jharā (झरा).—[feminine] waterfall, cascade.

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

1) Jhara (झर):—m. a water-fall, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) f(ā, ī). idem, [Prabodha-candrodaya iv, 12]

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

Jhara (झर):—(raḥ) 1. m. A cascade. (rā-riḥ-rī) Idem. () f. A river.

[Sanskrit to German]

Jhara 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Jhara (झर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kṣar.

2) Jhara (झर) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Smṛ.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Jhara (ಝರ):—[noun] = ಝರಿ [jhari]2.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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