Anguliya, Aṅgulīya, Amguliya: 10 definitions


Anguliya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Anguliya in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Aṅgulīya (अङ्गुलीय).—A pupil of Kṛta.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 53; Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 46.

1b) Rings to be presented in connection with vṛkṣotsava.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 59. 14.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aṅgulīya (अङ्गुलीय).—[aṅgulau-rau bhavam, svārthe kan] A finger-ring; तव सुचरितमङ्गुलीयं नूनं प्रतनु ममेव (tava sucaritamaṅgulīyaṃ nūnaṃ pratanu mameva) Ś. 6.1; m. also; काकुत्स्थस्याङ्गुलीयकः (kākutsthasyāṅgulīyakaḥ) Bhaṭṭikāvya 8.118.

Derivable forms: aṅgulīyam (अङ्गुलीयम्).

See also (synonyms): aṅgurīya, aṅgulīka, aṅgurīka, aṅgulīyaka, aṅgurīyaka.

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

Aṅgulīya (अङ्गुलीय).—i. e. aṅguli + īya, n. A finger-ring.

— Cf. [Latin] annulus.

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

Aṅgulīya (अङ्गुलीय).—[neuter] finger-ring.

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

1) Aṅgulīya (अङ्गुलीय):—[from aṅgula] n. a finger-ring

2) [v.s. ...] also aṅgulīka, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Aṅgulīya (अङ्गुलीय):—n.

(-yam) A finger ring. E. aṅguli, taddh. aff. ya. See also aṅgurīya.

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Anguliya 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Aṃgulīya (अंगुलीय) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Aṅgulīyaka.

Aṃgulīya has the following synonyms: Aṃgulīyaga, Aṃgulīyaya, Aṃgulejjaka, Aṃguleyaya.

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aṃgulīya (ಅಂಗುಲೀಯ):—[noun] = ಅಂಗುಲೀಯಕ [amguliyaka].

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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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