Avagam, Ava-gam: 4 definitions


Avagam 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Avagam (अवगम्).—come down, descend; come to, approach, visit; fall into, incur; get, obtain; undergo, undertake; learn from ([ablative]), perceive, guess, understand; be of opinion, know; take for, consider as (2 [accusative]). [Causative] bring near, procure; cause to know, make acquainted with, teach (2 [accusative] or [genetive] of [person or personal] & [accusative] of th.).

Avagam is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ava and gam (गम्).

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

1) Avagam (अवगम्):—[=ava-√gam] -gacchati ([subjunctive] -gacchāt; [indeclinable participle] -gatya, [Ṛg-veda vi, 75, 5]; [Vedic or Veda] [Infinitive mood] avagantos, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā])

—to go down, descend to ([accusative] or [locative case]), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda];

— (with [accusative]) to come to, visit, approach, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa];

—to reach, obtain, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa];

—to get power or influence, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā];

—to go near, undertake, [Mahābhārata v, 740];

—to hit upon, think of, conceive, learn, know, understand, anticipate, assure one’s self, be convinced;

—to recognize, consider, believe any one ([accusative]) to be ([accusative]), [Mahābhārata iii, 2483, etc.] :—[Causal] [Parasmaipada] (3. [plural] -gamayanti; Imper. 2. sg. -gamaya)

—to bring near, procure, [Atharva-veda iii, 3, 6; Taittirīya-saṃhitā];

—to cause to know, teach, [Mālavikāgnimitra etc.]

2) Avāgam (अवागम्):—[=avā√gam] ([Aorist] 1. [plural] ava, āganma) to undertake, begin, [Ṛg-veda iii, 31, 14.]

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

Avagam (अवगम्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Avagaccha, Avagama, Avayaccha.

context information

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

Āvagaṃ (ಆವಗಂ):—

1) [adverb] always a) at all times; on all occasions; b) all the time; continuously; forever.

2) [adverb] excessively; in great quantity.

context information

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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