Definition of Janmashtami in English:

Janmashtami

(also Krishna Janmashtami)

Pronunciation /jənˈmäSHtəˌmē/ /dʒənˈmɑʃtəˌmi/

noun

  • A Hindu festival celebrated annually in August or September in honor of the birth of Krishna.

    ‘the city is gearing up to celebrate Janmashtami in the most colorful and enthusiastic way’

Origin

From Sanskrit janmāṣṭamī.

Pronunciation

Janmashtami

/jənˈmäSHtəˌmē/ /dʒənˈmɑʃtəˌmi/