Cakranga, aka: Cakrāṅga, Cakra-anga; 1 Definition(s)

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Cakranga 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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Cakrāṅga (चक्राङ्ग).—

1) a gander having a curved neck.

2) a carriage.

3) the ruddy goose (cakravāka); चक्राङ्गान् स च नित्यं वै सर्वतो वनगोच- रान् (cakrāṅgān sa ca nityaṃ vai sarvato vanagoca- rān) Mb.12.268.36.

-ṅgī a goose.

-ṅgam a parasol.

Derivable forms: cakrāṅgaḥ (चक्राङ्गः).

Cakrāṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cakra and aṅga (अङ्ग).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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