Avaga: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avaga (अवग).—1 P. To go down, descend; अञ्जः समुद्रमवजग्मुरापः (añjaḥ samudramavajagmurāpaḥ) Rv.1.32.2.

2) To come to, visit, go near.

3) To reach, obtain.

4) (a) To know, learn, understand, think, believe; कृतापराधमिवावगच्छति आत्मानम् (kṛtāparādhamivāvagacchati ātmānam) K.23; मामेव- मवगच्छति (māmeva- mavagacchati) V.2; कथं शान्तमित्यभिहिते श्रान्त इत्यवगच्छति मूर्खः (kathaṃ śāntamityabhihite śrānta ityavagacchati mūrkhaḥ) Mk.1; न खल्ववगच्छामि, परस्तादवगम्यत एव (na khalvavagacchāmi, parastādavagamyata eva) Ś.1. तत्तदेवावगच्छ त्वं मम तेजोंऽशसंभवम् (tattadevāvagaccha tvaṃ mama tejoṃ'śasaṃbhavam) Bg.1.41; R.8.88; Bk.5.81. (b) To consider, regard, look upon.

5) To assure oneself, be convinced. -Caus.

1) To bring near; अथेममिहावगमय (athemamihāvagamaya) Av.3.3.6.

2) To inform oneself of, find out, know, तावदेतेभ्यः प्रियाप्रवृत्तिरवगमयितव्या (tāvadetebhyaḥ priyāpravṛttiravagamayitavyā) V.4.

3) To inform, cause to know, teach; पुरुषविशेषमवगमयति (puruṣaviśeṣamavagamayati) Mu.5; सर्वमिदं पित्रो- रवगमय्य (sarvamidaṃ pitro- ravagamayya) Dk.

4) To indicate, show; संनाहोऽयं साहसमवगम- यति (saṃnāho'yaṃ sāhasamavagama- yati) Dk.96; Bk.1.53,62.

Derivable forms: avagam (अवगम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Avaga (अवग).—nt., a high number, Mahāvyutpatti 7713 = Tibetan rig(s) sdom; see s.v. ārāva, for which probably read this; in Mahāvyutpatti 7839 ārāva (Tibetan id.) is cited from Gaṇḍavyūha, but Gaṇḍavyūha 133.3 reads avagam; avaga should also be read for vaga, q.v., in Gaṇḍavyūha 105.22.

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

Avagā (अवगा).—go away, be lost; go to, join ([accusative]).

Avagā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ava and (गा).

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

Avagā (अवगा):—[=ava-√gā] ([Aorist] [subjunctive] -gat) to pass away, be wanting, [Atharva-veda xii, 3, 46], ([Aorist] 2. sg. -gās, 3. sg. avāgāt) to go to, join with ([instrumental case]), [Ṛg-veda i, 17 74, 4];—([accusative]), [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

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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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