Jirni, Jīrṇi: 4 definitions


Jirni 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jīrṇi (जीर्णि).—

1) Old age, decrepitude, decay, infirmity.

2) Digestion.

Derivable forms: jīrṇiḥ (जीर्णिः).

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

Jīrṇi (जीर्णि).—f.

(-rṇiḥ) 1. Old age, infirmity, decay. 2. Digestion. E. jṝ to become old, ktin aff.

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

Jīrṇi (जीर्णि).—[adjective] decrepit with age.

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

1) Jīrṇi (जीर्णि):—[from jīra] mfn. decrepit with age, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa iv; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa iii; Śāṅkhāyana-brāhmaṇa ii, 9]

2) [v.s. ...] f. infirmity, decay, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] digestion, [Horace H. Wilson]

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of jirni in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: