Agaru; 6 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Agaru (अगरु).—The forest in the Kuru country between the two mountains Candrakānta and Sūryakānta.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 31.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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agaru : (adj.) not heavy; not troublesome. (m.), aloe wood.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Agaru, (adj.) (cp. Sk. aguru, a + garu) (a) not heavy, not troublesome, only in phrase: sace te agaru “if it does not inconvenience you, if you don’t mind” (cp. BSk. yadi te aguru. Av. S.I, 94, 229; II, 90) Vin. I.25; IV, 17, D.I, 51; DhA.I, 39. — (b) disrespectful, irreverent (against = Gen.) D.I, 89; Sn.p. 51. (Page 3)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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

agaru (अगरु).—m (S) Aloe-wood, Aquilaria agallochum. Rox. Ex. a0 kṛṣṇāgaru suvāsēṃ ||

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

agaru (अगरु).—m Aloe-wood.

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

Agaru (अगरु).—n. [na girati; gṝ. -u. na. ta.] Agallochum, Amyris Agallocha. a kind of चन्दन (candana); also अगुरु (aguru); संचारिते चागुरुसारयोनौ धूपे समुत्सर्पति वैजयन्तीः (saṃcārite cāgurusārayonau dhūpe samutsarpati vaijayantīḥ) R.6.8.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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