जातकर्मन्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

जात (jāta, birth) +‎ कर्मन् (karman, rite)

Noun[edit]

जातकर्मन् (jātakarmann

  1. birth ceremony in which ghee is placed on the newborn's tongue three times with prayers (ŚāṅkhGṛ., Gṛhyās.)

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0417