Jivajiva, Jīvājīva, Jivājiva, Jīvajīva, Jiva-jiva: 8 definitions
Jivajiva means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
jīvājīva (जीवाजीव).—m pl (S) Animals and substances; creatures animate and inanimate. Hence jīvā- jīvādhāra (Supporter of things living and of things unliving.) A term for the terraqueous globe.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Jivājiva (जिवाजिव).—The Chakora bird.
Derivable forms: jivājivaḥ (जिवाजिवः).
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Jīvajīva (जीवजीव).—(also jīvaṃjīvaḥ) the Chakora bird; रक्तानि हृत्वा वासांसि जायते जीवजीवकः (raktāni hṛtvā vāsāṃsi jāyate jīvajīvakaḥ) Ms.12.66. According to Artha- śāstra, however, it means a pheasant; विषाभ्याशे ग्लायति जीवंजीवकः । चकोरस्याक्षिणी विरज्येते (viṣābhyāśe glāyati jīvaṃjīvakaḥ | cakorasyākṣiṇī virajyete) Kau. A.1.2.17.
Derivable forms: jīvajīvaḥ (जीवजीवः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-vaḥ) 1. A pheasant. 2. The Chakora bird: see jīvañjīva.
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(-vaḥ) A kind of bird, supposed to be a a sort of pheasant: see jīvañjīva.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Jivājīva (जिवाजीव):—for jīvaṃj, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) Jīvajīva (जीवजीव):—[=jīva-jīva] [from jīva > jīv] m. a kind of pheasant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jīvajīva (जीवजीव):—[jīva-jīva] (vaḥ) 1. m. A pheasant.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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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