Oshthajaha, Oṣṭhajāha, Oshtha-jaha: 4 definitions


Oshthajaha 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 Oṣṭhajāha can be transliterated into English as Osthajaha or Oshthajaha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Oṣṭhajāha (ओष्ठजाह).—the root of the lip.

Derivable forms: oṣṭhajāham (ओष्ठजाहम्).

Oṣṭhajāha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms oṣṭha and jāha (जाह).

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

Oṣṭhajāha (ओष्ठजाह):—[=oṣṭha-jāha] [from oṣṭha] n. the root of the lips (?), [Pāṇini 5-2, 24.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Oshthajaha 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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