noun Ja·ta·ka \ˈjätəkə\

Definition of Jataka



  1. :  any of some 550 birth stories or narratives of former incarnations of Gautama Buddha collected in Buddhist sacred writings

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Origin and Etymology of jataka

Sanskrit jātaka, from jāta born, from janati he begets — more at kin

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a brief usually trivial fact

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