जैन

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit जैन (jaina).

Adjective[edit]

जैन (jain) (indeclinable, Urdu spelling جین‎)

  1. Jain; (relational) Jainism

Noun[edit]

जैन (jainm or f (Urdu spelling جین‎)

  1. (Jainism) a Jain

Declension[edit]

NOTE: This term is declined masculine or feminine according to the gender of the referent.

Proper noun[edit]

जैन (jainm or f (Urdu spelling جین‎)

  1. A surname, equivalent to the English Jain, used by the adherents of Jainism. It is often different from their original surnames, and is used to display unity.

Declension[edit]

NOTE: This term is declined masculine or feminine according to the gender of the referent.

References[edit]


Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit जैन (jaina).

Adjective[edit]

जैन (jain) (indeclinable)

  1. Jain; of or pertaining to Jainism

Noun[edit]

जैन (jain?

  1. (Jainism) a Jain.

Proper noun[edit]

जैन (jainm

  1. A surname, equivalent to the English Jain, used by the adherents of Jainism. It is often different from their original surnames, and is used to display unity.

References[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “जैन”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas, “जैन”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, 1857.
  • Date, Yasavanta Ramakrshna, “जैन”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala, 1932-1950.

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vṛddhi derivative of जिन (jina).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

जैन (jaina)

  1. Jain; of or pertaining to Jainism

Noun[edit]

जैन (jainam

  1. (Jainism) a Jain

Proper noun[edit]

जैन (jainam

  1. A surname, equivalent to the English Jain, used by the adherents of Jainism. It is often different from their original surnames, and is used to display unity
  2. name of a prince of Kashmir

Descendants[edit]

  • Assamese: জৈন (zoin)
  • Bengali: জৈন (join)
  • Gujarati: જૈન (jain)
  • Hindustani:
    Hindi: जैन (jain)
    Urdu: جین(jain)
  • Kannada: ಜೈನ (jaina)
  • Marathi: जैन (jain)
  • Punjabi:
    Gurmukhi: ਜੈਨ (jain)
    Shahmukhi: جَین(jayn)
  • Thai: เชน (cheen)

References[edit]