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A Sanskrit English Dictionary | sa  en |   | 
जानु  m. n. (rarely m., [MBh. iv, 1115]; [Rājat. iii, 345]) the knee, [RV. x, 15, 6]; [AV. ixf.]; [VS.] &c. (°नुभ्याम् अवनिं-√ गम् ‘to fall to the ground on one's knees’ [MBh., xiii, 935])
(as a measure of length) = 32 अङ्गुलs, [Śulbas.]
जानु   [cf.γόνυLat.genu; Goth.kniu; Germ.Knie.]

जानु [jānu]  n. n. [जन्-ञुण्] The knee; जानुम्यामवनिं गत्वा kneeling (or falling on one's knees) on the ground. -Comp.
-दध्न a.  a. reaching to, as high as the knees, knee-deep.-प्रकृतिकम् A variety of wrestling.
-फलकम्, -मण्डलम्   the knee-pan.
-विजानु   n a peculiar position in fighting (contracting and extending the knees).
-सन्धिः   the knee-joint.

Shabda-Sagara | sa  en |   | 
जानु  m.  (-नुः) The knee.
E. जन् to be produced, (walking, motion.) ञुन् Unadi aff.

A dictionary, Marathi and English | mr  en |   | 
jānu m S The knee.

 पु. गुडघा . [ सं . ]
०जंघपोटरी  स्त्री. ( लावणी ) गुडघा , मांडी आणि पोटरी .
०वर्त  पु. गुडघ्यावर किंवा गुडघ्याच्याजवळ असणारा भोंवरा . हें घोडयाचें अशुभलक्षण आहे .

Aryabhushan School Dictionary | mr  en |   | 
 m  The knee.

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