Caturangin, Caturaṅgin, Catur-angin: 10 definitions
Caturangin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 Chaturangin.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Caturaṅgin (चतुरङ्गिन्).—a. having four parts.
-nī a complete army, see चतुरङ्ग (caturaṅga).
Caturaṅgin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms catur and aṅgin (अङ्गिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caturaṅgin (चतुरङ्गिन्).—mfn. (-ṅgī-ṅginī-ṅgi) Having four parts or members. f. (-ṅginī) An army. E. caturaṅga and ini aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caturaṅgin (चतुरङ्गिन्).—(i. e. caturaṅga + in), adj., f. iṇī, consisting of four parts ([Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 1, 10, 32, inī).
Caturaṅgin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms catur and aṅgin (अङ्गिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caturaṅgin (चतुरङ्गिन्).—[adjective] = [preceding] adj.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caturaṅgin (चतुरङ्गिन्):—[=catur-aṅgin] [from catur > catasṛ] mfn. (= ṅga; with bala or vāhinī, an army) comprising elephants, chariots, cavalry, and infantry, [Mahābhārata i, iv f.; Rāmāyaṇa i, iii]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caturaṅgin (चतुरङ्गिन्):—[(ṅgī-ṅginī-ṅgi) a.] Having four parts. f. An army.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Caturaṅgin (चतुरङ्गिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Cauraṃgi.
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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.
Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Caturaṅgin (adj.) comprising four parts, f. °inī, of an army consisting of elephants, chariots, cavalry & infantry D. II, 190; J. II, 102, 104; Vism. 146; SnA 225, 353; DhA. IV, 144; cp. J. VI, 275;
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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Starts with: Caturangini.
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