Ajagalastana, Ajāgalastana, Aja-galastana: 7 definitions



Ajagalastana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ajagalastana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ajāgalastana (अजागलस्तन).—n (S) pop. ajāgala or ḷa c (ajā, gala, & stana) The teat or nipple hanging from the throat of a goat. 2 A term for a worthless, good-for-nothing person. Also in poetry, ajākaṇṭhīṃ- cēṃ stana.

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

ajāgalastana (अजागलस्तन).—n ajāgala-ḷa a The teat hang- ing from the throat of a goat. A term for a worthless or good-for- nothing person.

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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

[«previous next»] — Ajagalastana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ajāgalastana (अजागलस्तन).—the fleshy protuberance or nipple hanging down from the neck of goats: (fig.) an emblem of anything worthless or useless; धर्मार्थकाममोक्षाणां यस्यैकोऽपि न विद्यते । °स्तनस्येव तस्य जन्म निरर्थकम् ॥ स्तनवदवलम्बते यः कण्ठे ऽजानां मणिः स विज्ञेयः (dharmārthakāmamokṣāṇāṃ yasyaiko'pi na vidyate | °stanasyeva tasya janma nirarthakam || stanavadavalambate yaḥ kaṇṭhe 'jānāṃ maṇiḥ sa vijñeyaḥ) Bṛ. S.65.3.

Derivable forms: ajāgalastanaḥ (अजागलस्तनः).

Ajāgalastana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ajā and galastana (गलस्तन).

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

Ajāgalastana (अजागलस्तन):—[=ajāgala-stana] [from aja > aj] m. nipple or fleshy protuberance on the neck of goats, an emblem of any useless or worthless object or person.

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

Ajāgalastana (अजागलस्तन):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-naḥ) 1) The small fleshy protuberance, resembling a nipple depending from the throat of a species of the Bengal goat.

2) A term for a worthless, good for nothing person. E. ajā and galastana.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Ajagalastana (अजगलस्तन):—[(aja gala + stana)] m. die (zu Nichts nützende) Brust (d. i. Wamme) am Halse des Ziegenbocks (der Ziege) [Spr. 1318.] ajā [1829, v. l.] [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 3, 136], wo stane (nicht stene, wie die Corr. angeben) zu lesen ist. Vgl. stanavadavalambate yaḥ kaṇṭhe jānāṃ maṇiḥ sa vijñeyaḥ [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 65, 3.]

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Ajāgalastana (अजागलस्तन):—s. ajagalastana .

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Ajagalastana (अजगलस्तन):—, in beiden Sprüchen ist ajā des Metrums wegen zu lesen.

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

Ajāgalastana (अजागलस्तन):—m. die (zu Nichts nutzende) Zitze (d.i. Wamme) am Halse der Ziege.

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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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