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See also: जनको and -जनक



जनक (janakam

  1. a progenitor, father.
  2. (music) a kind of measure.

Proper noun[edit]

जनक (janaka)

  1. Name of a king of विदेह or मिथिला (son of मिथि and father of उदावसु)
  2. Name of another king of मिथिला (son of ह्रस्व-रोमन् and father of Sita).
  3. Name of another king Rājat.
  4. Name of a disciple of भगवत्.
  5. Name of several official men Rājat.
  6. (plural) the descendants of जनक.


  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899