Josham, Joṣam: 4 definitions


Josham 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.

The Sanskrit term Joṣam can be transliterated into English as Josam or Josham, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Joṣam (जोषम्).—ind. [see under जुष् (juṣ)).

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Joṣam (जोषम्).—ind.

1) According to one's wish, with ease.

2) Silently; किमिति जोषमास्यते (kimiti joṣamāsyate) Ś.5; Bv.2.17; जोषमास न विशिष्य बभाषे (joṣamāsa na viśiṣya babhāṣe) N.5.78.

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

Joṣam (जोषम्).—ind. 1. Silently. 2. In happiness, delightedly at ease, &c. 3. Well, excellently. 4. Excessively, beyond bounds. E. juṣ to please or be pleased, affix amu, saṃjñāyāṃ kan .

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

1) Joṣam (जोषम्):—[from joṣa] ind. ([gana] svar-ādi) according to one’s wish or liking, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] with √ās ([Mahābhārata ii, vii f., xii, xv; Śakuntalā v, 18/19]), √1. as ([Naiṣadha-carita vi, 107; Pārśvanātha-caritra iii, 168]), √sthā ([Kāśī khaṇḍa, from the skanda-purāṇa]), to remain quiet or silent

3) [v.s. ...] cf. a-, sa-joṣa, yathā-joṣam.

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

Joṣam (जोषम्):—adv. Silently; happily; well; excessively.

context information

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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