Anaga, Aṅaga, Anāga: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Aṅaga (अङग).—(l) the crude base of a noun or a verb to which affixes are added; a technical term in Pāṇini's grammar for the crude base after which an affix is prescribed e. g. उपगु (upagu) in औपगव (aupagava),or कृ (kṛ) in करिष्यति (kariṣyati) etc. cf. यस्मात् प्रत्ययविधिस्तदादि प्रत्यये (yasmāt pratyayavidhistadādi pratyaye)Sङ्गम् (ṅgam) P.I.4.13; (2) subordinate part. constituent part cf. पराङ्गवद् (parāṅgavad) in सुबामन्त्रिते पराङ्गवत्स्वरे (subāmantrite parāṅgavatsvare) P. II.1.2, also विध्यङ्गभूतानां परिभाषाणां (vidhyaṅgabhūtānāṃ paribhāṣāṇāṃ) Par. Śek. Par. 93.10: (3) auxiliary for an operation, e. g. अन्तरङ्ग, बहिरङ्ग (antaraṅga, bahiraṅga) etc. cf. अत्राङगशब्देन शब्दरूपं निमित्तमेव गृह्यते (atrāṅagaśabdena śabdarūpaṃ nimittameva gṛhyate) Par. Śek. Par.50; (4) element of a word or of an expression cf. अङ्गव्यवाये चाङ्गपरः (aṅgavyavāye cāṅgaparaḥ) R. T. 190, अङ्गे च क्म्ब्यादौ (aṅge ca kmbyādau) R.T. 127. व्यञ्जनं स्वराङ्गम् (vyañjanaṃ svarāṅgam) T. Pr. 21.1.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Anaga in East Africa is the name of a plant defined with Setaria verticillata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Panicum adhaerens Forssk. (among others).

2) Anaga in India is also identified with Sesbania grandiflora It has the synonym Coronilla coccinea (L.f.) Willd. (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Essai d’une Nouvelle Agrostographie (1812)
· Enumeratio Plantarum Transsilvaniae (1866)
· Flore de Lorraine (1844)
· Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club (1893)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Taschenbuch fur den Schweizerschen Botaniker (1869)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anāga (अनाग).—a. [na ā samyag gacchati svargaṃ anena nāgaḥ adharmaḥ; na. ba. Tv.] Sinless; अनागान् सविता देवो वरुणाय वोचत् (anāgān savitā devo varuṇāya vocat) Ṛgveda 1. 12.8. (anāgān = apāpān).

-gā Name of a river.

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

1) Anāga (अनाग):—[=an-āga] a mf(ā)n. See an-āgas.

2) [=an-āga] [from an-āgas] b mf(ā)n. sinless, [Ṛg-veda]

3) Anāgā (अनागा):—[=an-āgā] [from an-āga > an-āgas] f. Name of a river.

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

Anāga (अनाग):—I. [bahuvrihi compound] m.

(-gaḥ) (ved.) Without fault or sin. E. an abbreviated form of anāgas. Ii. [tatpurusha compound](?) f.

(-gā) The name of a river; (the reading of this word, however, is doubtful). E. uncertain.

[Sanskrit to German]

Anaga in German

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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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