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24 Jinas

Jina jina 1 mfn. ( {ji}) victorious m. Victor a Buddha an Arhat (or chief saint of the Jainas 24 Jinas are supposed to flourish in each of the 3 Avasarpinis , being born in Aryavarta) (hence) the number 24 metrically for {jaina} Vishnu N. of Hemac. (?) of a Bodhi-sattva of a son of Yadu 2 jina 2 mfn. (for %{jIna} or {jIrNa}) very old 3 jIna mfn. old , aged n. a leather bag (woollen cover)
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