Jina

noun
Ji·​na | \ ˈjinə \
plural -s

Definition of Jina

: one who according to Jainism has conquered temporal and material existence through self-discipline and attained a transcendent and external state of bliss especially : one venerated as a tirthankara

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History and Etymology for Jina

Sanskrit, saint, victorious

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“Jina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jina. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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