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Unicode name DEVANAGARI LETTER JA
Unicode block Devanagari
Codepoint U+091C
See also: ज़

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Letter[edit]

(ja)

  1. A letter of the Devanagari alphabet.

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

(ja)

  1. born, begotten. gotten from; produced or caused by; born or produced in or at or upon; growing in; living at
  2. (after an adverb or adverbial word) born or produced
    अग्रज (ágra-ja) — the first-born, an elder brother
    अवरज (ávara-já) — of low birth, inferior, younger
    अवरज (éka-já) — of low birth, inferior, younger, junior
    द्विज (dvi-já) — twice-born
    निज (ni-já) — innate, native
    पूर्वज (pū́rva-já) — first-born, elder; born or produced before or formerly, former
    प्रथमज (prathamá-já) — firstborn, a firstling
    सहज (sahá-já) — born or produced together or at the same time as
    साकंज (sākaṃ-já) — being born together or at the same time
  3. prepared from, made of or with
  4. belonging to, connected with, peculiar to; borne
    अनूपज (anūpá-ja) — growing near the water, waterborne
    अन्नज (anna-ja) — springing from or occasioned by food, foodborne
    शक्रज (śakrá-ja) — Indra-born
    सार्थज (sā-rtha-ja) — born or reared in a caravan, tame
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Noun[edit]

(jam

  1. son of (in compounds)
  2. father
  3. birth
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

(ja)

  1. speedy, swift
  2. victorious
  3. eaten
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Noun[edit]

(jam

  1. speed
  2. enjoyment
  3. light, lustre
  4. poison
  5. a पिशाच (piśāca, fiend, ogre, demon, imp, malevolent or devilish being)
  6. Vishnu
  7. Shiva
  8. a husband's brother's wife
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