Josha, Joṣa, Joṣā: 12 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Joṣa and Joṣā can be transliterated into English as Josa or Josha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Josh.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Joṣa (जोष).—[juṣ-bhāve ghañ]

1) Satisfaction, enjoyment, happiness, pleasure.

2) Silence.

-ṣam ind.

[see joṣam]

Derivable forms: joṣaḥ (जोषः).

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Joṣā (जोषा).—f. A woman; cf. योषा, योषित् (yoṣā, yoṣit).

See also (synonyms): joṣit.

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

Joṣa (जोष).—n.

(-ṣaṃ) Happiness, felicity, pleasure, enjoyment, satisfaction. f.

(-ṣā) A woman: see joṣā; also joṣit, joṣitā, &c. E. juṣ to delight, affix bhāve ghañ fem. affix ṭāp.

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

Joṣa (जोष).—i. e. juṣ + a, m. Satisfaction (ved.). ºam, adv. Silently, Mahābhārata 2, 2431.

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

Joṣa (जोष).—[masculine] satisfaction, pleasure. joṣam after one’s satisfaction, sufficiently, abundantly (also anu or ā); [with] as, ās, or sthā be silent, keep quiet.

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

1) Joṣa (जोष):—m. (√juṣ) satisfaction, approval, pleasure, [Ṛg-veda i, 120, 1]

2) joṣam ā or anuj, ‘according to one’s pleasure, to one’s satisfaction’ [Ṛg-veda]

3) silence, [Naiṣadha-carita v, 78]

4) Joṣā (जोषा):—f. = yoṣā, a woman, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Joṣa (जोष):—(ṣaṃ) 1. n. Happiness. f. A woman.

[Sanskrit to German]

Josha 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Jośa (जोश) [Also spelled josh]:—(nm) enthusiasm; excitement, fervour, passion; zeal; -[vakharośa] fervour and frenzy; —[khānā] to boil; to be excited; to be agitated; —[ṭhaṃḍā paḍanā] passion/excitement to subside, all fervour/zeal to disappear; —[māranā] to be agitated; to be in a passion; —[meṃ ānā] to be provoked/excited; [jośe jāma] Dutch courage (courage induced by drinking), pot-valour.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Josa (जोस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Jhoṣa.

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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

Jōṣa (ಜೋಷ):—[noun] the state of being pleased or satisfied.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Josa (जोस):—n. 1. courage; enthusiasm; vigor; 2. boldness; bravery; 3. determination; fearlessness;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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