Jirnavastra, aka: Jīrṇavastra, Jirna-vastra; 2 Definition(s)

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Jīrṇavastra (जीर्णवस्त्र).—a. wearing old clothes.

Jīrṇavastra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jīrṇa and vastra (वस्त्र).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jīrṇavastra (जीर्णवस्त्र).—n.

(-straṃ) Old, worn or tattered raiment. E. jīrṇa old, and vastra cloth or clothes.

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