Cangerika, Cāṅgerikā: 4 definitions


Cangerika 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Changerika.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Cangerika in Kavya glossary
Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)

Caṅgerikā (चङ्गेरिका) in Sanskrit (or Caṃgeriā in Prakrit) refers to a “small hollow box”, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—(CDIAL 4565).

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Cangerika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cāṅgerikā (चाङ्गेरिका).—f. A medicinal herb used as an antidote against bile and wind; चाङ्गेरी वातपित्तहरा काचिदौषधिः (cāṅgerī vātapittaharā kācidauṣadhiḥ) (Mar. cukā ?).

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

1) Caṅgerika (चङ्गेरिक):—n. a basket, [Pañcadaṇḍacchattra-prabandha ii, 64]

2) Caṅgerikā (चङ्गेरिका):—[from caṅgerika] f. idem, [v, 13 and 17 ff.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Cangerika in German

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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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