Josha, Joṣa, Joṣā: 11 definitions


Josha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

Josha has 9 English definitions available.

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

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Joṣa (जोष):—

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Joṣā (जोषा):—f. = yoṣā Weib [CANDRA] bei [UJJVAL.] zu [Uṇādisūtra 3, 62.] [Śabdaratnāvalī im Śabdakalpadruma]

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Joṣa (जोष):—

2) a) froh [Halāyudha 1, 123.] tadā joṣamāsuḥ sāmājikāmarāḥ [PĀRŚVANĀTHĀK. 3, 168] [?(nach AUFRECHT).] — b) [Mahābhārata 12, 11033] (yoṣam ed. Calc.). joṣaṃ sthite munau tatra mahākālasādhvasāt [KĀŚĪKH. 89, 19] [?(nach AUFRECHT).]

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

Joṣa (जोष):——

1) m. — a) Zufriedenheit , Billigung , Genüge. Mit anu und nachstehendem ā zur Genüge , zur Zufriedenheit , nach Lust , freudig. — b) das Schweigen [Naiṣadhacarita 5,78.] —

2) joṣam Adv. — a) nach Belieben. — b) froh. — c) in Verbindung mit ās , as ([Naiṣadhacarita 6,107]) und sthā sich ruhig — , sich still verhalten , stillschweigen.

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Joṣā (जोषा):—f. = yoṣā Weib.

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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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