Jiti, Jīti: 6 definitions


Jiti 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Jiti in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Marsdenia tenacissima (Roxb.) Moon from the Apocynaceae (Oleander) family having the following synonyms: Asclepias tenacissima, Pergularia tenacissima. For the possible medicinal usage of jiti, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jiti (जिति).—f.

1) Victory, conquest; क्षेमाय तापविरमाय च मृत्युजित्यै (kṣemāya tāpaviramāya ca mṛtyujityai) Bhāgavata 12.8.41.

2) Gaining, obtaining; सिषासनिर्वनते कार इज्जितिम् (siṣāsanirvanate kāra ijjitim) Ṛgveda 1.53.11.

Derivable forms: jitiḥ (जितिः).

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Jīti (जीति).—f. [ji-ktin vede dīrghaḥ]

1) Victory.

2) Decrease, loss.

3) Fading away, growing old.

Derivable forms: jītiḥ (जीतिः).

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

Jiti (जिति).—[feminine] gain, victory, conquest.

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Jīti (जीति).—v. ajīti.

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

1) Jiti (जिति):—[from ji] f. gaining, obtaining, victory, [Ṛg-veda x, 53, 11; Atharva-veda x, 6, 16; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa i, 24; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra xix, 5, 4; Lāṭyāyana v, 4, 19; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Kauṣītaki-upaniṣad]

2) [v.s. ...] a-jitasya j Name of a Sāman, [Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] cf. puro-.

[Sanskrit to German]

Jiti 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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