Jyeshthatara, Jyeṣṭhatara: 5 definitions



Jyeshthatara 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 Jyeṣṭhatara can be transliterated into English as Jyesthatara or Jyeshthatara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Jyeṣṭhatara (ज्येष्ठतर).—[jyeṣṭha + tara], comparat. One of the elder ones, [Pañcatantra] 243, 18.

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

Jyeṣṭhatara (ज्येष्ठतर).—(compar. to jyeṣṭha) an elder one; [feminine] ā or tarikā old woman, duenna.

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

1) Jyeṣṭhatara (ज्येष्ठतर):—[=jyeṣṭha-tara] [from jyeṣṭha > jyā] mfn. an elder one, [Pañcatantra v, 4, 0/1]

2) Jyeṣṭhatarā (ज्येष्ठतरा):—[=jyeṣṭha-tarā] [from jyeṣṭha-tara > jyeṣṭha > jyā] f. a woman guarding a young girl, [Kathāsaritsāgara lxxv],

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Jyeṣṭhatara (ज्येष्ठतर):—(compar. von jyeṣṭha) adj. einer der älteren [Pañcatantra 243, 18.]

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Jyeṣṭhatarā (ज्येष्ठतरा):—f. Wärterin, Aufseherin über ein junges Mädchen [Kathāsaritsāgara 75, 94.] jyeṣṭhatarikā dass. [133.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Jyeṣṭhatara (ज्येष्ठतर):——

1) Adj. einer der Aelteren.

2) f. ā Wärterin , Aufseherin über ein junges Mädchen.

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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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