Aggha: 3 definitions
Aggha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
aggha : (m.) price; value. (nt.), obligation made to a guest.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Aggha, (see agghati) 1. price, value, worth, Miln.244; Mhvs 26, 22; 30, 76; VvA.77. — mahaggha (adj.) of great value J.IV, 138; V, 414; VI, 209; Pv.II, 118. See also mahâraha. appaggha (adj.) of little value J. IV, 139; V, 414. — anaggha (nt.) pricelessness, J.V, 484; cattari anagghāni the four priceless things, viz. setacchatta, nisīdanapallaṅka, ādhāraka, pādapīṭhikā DhA.III, 120, 186. (adj.) priceless, invaluable J.V, 414; Mhvs 26, 25; DhA.IV, 216. — agghena (Instr.) for the price of Vin.II, 52, cp. Bdhgh on p. 311, 312. — 2. an oblation made to a guest D.II, 240; J.IV, 396 = 476.
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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Aggha (अग्घ) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Rāj.
2) Aggha (अग्घ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āghrā.
3) Aggha (अग्घ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Arh.
4) Aggha (अग्घ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Argh.
5) Aggha (अग्घ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Argha.
6) Aggha (अग्घ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Argha.
7) Aggha (अग्घ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Ardhya.
8) Agghā (अग्घा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āghrā.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+4): Agghada, Agghai, Agghaia, Agghaijjamana, Agghaira, Agghaka, Agghakaraka, Agghanaka, Agghani, Agghaniya, Agghapada, Agghapana, Agghapanaka, Agghapaniya, Agghati, Agghatita, Agghatitavira, Agghava, Agghavani, Agghaviya.
Ends with (+4): Anaggha, Anaggha, Anaggha, Appaggha, Byaggha, Daggha, Kulaggha, Lakadabaggha, Mahaggha, Mahavyaggha, Nibyaggha, Nivyaggha, Paccaggha, Paraggha, Saggha, Sahassaggha, Taggha, Vaggha, Vaggha, Veyyaggha.
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