Bigha, Bighā: 5 definitions
Bigha means something in the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Bighā or Bīghā.—(IE 8-6), a land measure. Note: bighā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
bighā (बिघा).—m (vigraha S) A land-measure, a bigha. It equals twenty pāṇḍa, or four hundred square kāṭhī or rods. It varies in different districts.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
bighā (बिघा).—m A land-measure of 20 pāṇḍa.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Bīghā (बीघा):—(nm) a measure of land—five-eighth of an acre.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Bighā (ಬಿಘಾ):—[noun] = ಬಿಘೆ [bighe].
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+23): Bighavani, Padathali Bigha, Bisva, Bigaha, Bigada, Panda, Bigadanem, Bigadabigada, Kudathalabigha, Paina, Baragani, Bighabighoti, Sadesataki, Khandi, Uktijamina, Anapatti, Rutaka, Pandharaki, Mundacem Sheta, Shilotari.
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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.4.5 < [Chapter 4 - Descriptions of Śrī Acyutānanda’s Pastimes and the Worship of Śrī Mādhavendra]
Baudhayana Dharmasutra (by Georg Bühler)