Angaruha, Aṅgaruha, Anga-ruha, Amgaruha: 10 definitions

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Angaruha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Aṅgaruha (अङ्गरुह) refers to “offspring”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 11), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “Thus have been stated briefly 101 Ketus and we will now proceed to state clearly the 1,000 Ketus already referred to. The comets that appear in the north and north-east are 84 in number; they are the sons of Venus; they have large, white and shining discs and when they appear mankind will not be happy. The comets that appear glossy, with rays and double-tailed are sixty in number; they are the sons of Saturn [i.e., śanaiścara-aṅgaruha]; they appear anywhere and are named Kanaka Ketus; when they appear mankind will feel very miserable”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aṅgaruha (अङ्गरुह).—[aṅge rohati; ruh-ka sa. ta. P.III.9.135.] hair; मम वर्णो मणिनिभो मृदून्य- ङ्गरुहाणि च (mama varṇo maṇinibho mṛdūnya- ṅgaruhāṇi ca) Rām.6.48.12. विहङ्गराजाङ्गरुहैरिवायतैः (vihaṅgarājāṅgaruhairivāyataiḥ) Śiśupālavadha 1.7.

Derivable forms: aṅgaruham (अङ्गरुहम्).

Aṅgaruha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṅga and ruha (रुह).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aṅgaruha (अङ्गरुह).—n.

(-haṃ) Hair of the body, wool. fleece, down. E. aṅga and ruha what rises on.

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

Aṅgaruha (अङ्गरुह).—[aṅga-ruh + a], n. Hair.

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

Aṅgaruha (अङ्गरुह):—[=aṅga-ruha] [from aṅga] mfn. ‘growing on the body’, hair, wool, down, etc.

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

Aṅgaruha (अङ्गरुह):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-ham) Hair of the body, wool, fleece, down. E. aṅga and ruha.

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

Aṅgaruha (अङ्गरुह):—[aṅga-ruha] (haṃ) 1. n. Hair of the body.

[Sanskrit to German]

Angaruha 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aṃgaruha (ಅಂಗರುಹ):—[noun] that which grows from or on the body, as hair, wool, etc.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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