Agadha, Agādha, Āgādha: 13 definitions

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Agadha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Agadh.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

agādha : (adj.) 1. very deep; 2. supportless.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

agādha (अगाध).—a (S) Bottomless, fathomless, boundless, lit. fig.--water, wisdom, wealth, perfections. 2 In lax phraseology and with neg. con. Difficult or hard to happen; unlikely. Ex. paikēvānāsa pāhijē tī vastū miḷavāyāsa a0 nāhīṃ hō.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

agādha (अगाध).—a Bottomless, fathomless, bound- less.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Agādha (अगाध).—a. [gādh-pratiṣṭhāyāṃ ghañ; na. ba.] Unfathomable, very deep, bottomless; अगाधसलिलात्समुद्रात् (agādhasalilātsamudrāt) H.1.52; (fig.) profound, sound, very deep यस्य ज्ञानदयासिन्धोरगाधस्यानघा गुणाः (yasya jñānadayāsindhoragādhasyānaghā guṇāḥ) Ak. unfathomable, incomprehensible, inscrutable, Not learned; अगाधाश्चाप्रतिष्ठाश्च गतिमन्तश्च नारद (agādhāścāpratiṣṭhāśca gatimantaśca nārada) Mb.12. 286.7. Not established, well-known; अगाधजन्मामरणं च राजन् (agādhajanmāmaraṇaṃ ca rājan) Mb.12.38.39.

-dhaḥ-dham a deep hole or chasm.

-dhaḥ Name of one of the 5 fires at the स्वाहाकार (svāhākāra) [cf. Gr. agathos].

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Āgādha (आगाध).—a. [āgādha eva svārthe aṇ]

1) Very deep or unfathomable (fig. also).

2) Difficult to obtain.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agādha (अगाध).—n.

(-dhaḥ) A hole, a chasm. mfn.

(-dhaḥ-dhā-dhaṃ) Very deep, bottomless. E. a neg. gādha fixed place.

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Āgādha (आगाध).—mfn.

(-dhaḥ-dhā-dhaṃ) Very deep: see agādha.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agādha (अगाध).—adj., 1. bottomless, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 74, 17. 2. unfathomable, Mahābhārata 5, 897.

Agādha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and gādha (गाध).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agādha (अगाध).—[adjective] bottomless, deep; sattva [adjective] of an unfathomable character.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Agādha (अगाध):—[=a-gādha] mf(ā)n. not shallow, deep, unfathomable

2) [v.s. ...] m. a hole, chasm, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of one of the five fires at the Svadhākāra, [Harivaṃśa]

4) Āgādha (आगाध):—[=ā-gādha] mfn. ‘a little deep’ = agādha q.v., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agādha (अगाध):—[bahuvrihi compound] I. m. f. n.

(-dhaḥ-dhā-dham) Bottomless, very deep. Ii. 1. m. n.

(-dhaḥ-dham) A hole, a chasm. 2. m.

(-dhaḥ) The name of one of the five fires at the Svāhākāra. E. a priv. and gādha.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Agādha (अगाध):—[a-gādha] (dhaṃ) 1. n. A hole; a. Bottomless; very deep.

2) Āgādha (आगाध):—[ā-gādha] (dhaḥ-dhā-dhaṃ) a. Very deep.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Agādha (अगाध):—(3. a + gādha)

1) adj. f. ā [Rāmāyaṇa 5, 72, 12.] unergründlich, überaus tief [Amarakoṣa 1, 2, 3, 15.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1070.] [Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 341.] [Medinīkoṣa dh. 27.] tatsvabhāvo mamāpyeṣa yadagādho vyayaḥ . vikārastu bhavedgādha iti tatte vadāmyaham (das Meer) .. [Rāmāyaṇa 5, 94, 11.] parikhābhiḥ agādhāvyayatoyābhiḥ [5, 9, 15.] agādhe vipule hrade [Nalopākhyāna 6, 12.] śoṇaḥ śubhajalo gādhaḥ [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 36, 4.] agādhasalilātsamudrāt [Hitopadeśa I, 46.] übertr.: sāsmyagādhe bhaye magnā [2, 7, 20.] agādhabuddhi [Mahābhārata 18, 157.] agādhasattva [Mṛcchakaṭikā 1, 13.] [Mahāvīracarita 93], ult. —

2) m. Loch in der Erde [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1364.] [Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 341.] n. [Medinīkoṣa dh. 27.] —

3) m. Name eines der fünf Feuer beim svadhākāra [Harivaṃśa 10467.] — Vgl. āgādha .

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Āgādha (आगाध):—= agādha [Mathurānātha] zu [Amarakoṣa 1, 2, 3, 15.] [Śabdakalpadruma]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Agādha (अगाध):——

1) Adj. (f. ā) nicht seicht , tief (eig. und übertr.) [128,2.] hṛdaya Adj. [Indische sprüche 7617,7643.] —

2) m. — a) *Grube. — b) Bez. eines best. Feuers.

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Āgādha (आगाध):—Adj. = agādha.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Agādha (अगाध) [Also spelled agadh]:—(a) unfathomable; profound, deep;—[jala] deep/unfathomable water; hence ~[] (nf).

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