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Jain

 (jīn) also Jai·na (jī′nə)
n.
A believer in or adherent of Jainism.

[Hindi jaina, from Sanskrit jaina-, relating to the saints, from jinaḥ, saint, victor, from jayati, he conquers.]

Jain

(dʒaɪn) or

Jaina

n
1. (Hinduism) an adherent of Jainism
2. (Hinduism) one of the saints believed to be the founders of Jainism
adj
(Hinduism) of or relating to Jainism or the Jains
[C19: from Hindi jaina saint, literally: overcomer, from Sanskrit]

Jain

(dʒaɪn)

also Jai•na

(ˈdʒaɪ nə)

Jain′ist,



n.
an adherent of Jainism.
[1795–1805; « Skt jaina]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Jain - relating to or characteristic of Jainism; "Jain gods"
Translations
djaïnjaïn

Jain

[ˈdʒaɪn]
njaïn mf
adjjaïn f inv
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