Antarghana, Antarghaṇa, Antar-ghana: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Antarghaṇa (अन्तर्घण).—[antarhanyate kroḍībhavatyasmin, nipātaḥ] the open space before the house between the entrance-door and the house (= porch or court); तस्मिन्नन्तर्घणे पश्यन् प्रघाणे सौधसद्मनः (tasminnantarghaṇe paśyan praghāṇe saudhasadmanaḥ) Bk.7.62 द्वारमतिक्रम्य यः सावकाशप्रदेशः सोऽन्तर्घणः (dvāramatikramya yaḥ sāvakāśapradeśaḥ so'ntarghaṇaḥ)).

-naḥ -ṇaḥ Name of a country of Bāhīka (or Bālhīka) (P.III.3.78 bāhīkagrāmaviśeṣasya saṃjñeyam Sk.).

Derivable forms: antarghaṇaḥ (अन्तर्घणः), antarghaṇam (अन्तर्घणम्).

Antarghaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms antar and ghaṇa (घण).

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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. 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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