Angaja, Aṅgajā, Anga-ja: 9 definitions
Angaja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Aṅgaja (अङ्गज) refers to the “body born of one’s limbs”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.29. Accordingly as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] Then inciting the fury of Dakṣa further, she said to Viṣṇu and all other Devas and sages unhesitatingly.. Satī said:—‘[...] This body born of your limbs (aṅgaja) I shall cast off as a corpse. It is worthy of contempt. I shall abandon it and gain happiness’”.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Aṅgajā (अङ्गजा).—A daughter of Brahmā.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 3. 12.
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India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Aṅgaja.—(EI 16), same as the god Kāma. Note: aṅgaja is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
aṅgaja (अंगज).—a m (S jā a f) Produced from one's body; one's son, one's daughter.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
aṅgaja (अंगज).—a m One's son. aṅgajā a f One's daughter.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Aṅgaja (अङ्गज).—a. [aṅgāt jāyate jan-ḍa]
1) produced from or on the body, being in or on the body, bodily; °जं रजः, °जाः अलङ्काराः (jaṃ rajaḥ, °jāḥ alaṅkārāḥ) &c.
2) produced by a supplementary rite.
3) beautiful, ornamental.
-jaḥSource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) 1. Produced or born of the body. n.
(-jaṃ) 1. Blood. 2. Love. desire. 3. The hair of the head. 4. Sickness, disease. 5. A son f.
(-jā) A daughter. E. aṅga the body, and ja what is born also similar compounds, as aṅgajāta, aṅgajanma, &c.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Aṅgaja (अङ्गज):—[=aṅga-ja] [from aṅga] mfn. produced from or on the body, ornamental, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] produced by a supplementary ceremony
3) [v.s. ...] m. a son, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] hair of the head, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] the god of love, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) [v.s. ...] intoxicating passion, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) [v.s. ...] drunkenness, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
8) [v.s. ...] a disease, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
9) Aṅgajā (अङ्गजा):—[=aṅga-jā] [from aṅga-ja > aṅga] f. a daughter
10) Aṅgaja (अङ्गज):—[=aṅga-ja] [from aṅga] n. blood.
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