Cavarga: 5 definitions


Cavarga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chavarga.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Cavarga (चवर्ग) refers to a group of letters. According to the Saṅgītaratnākara 4.60-61, the cavarga group is presided over by the deity named Budha.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Cavarga (चवर्ग).—The group of consonants of the palatal class,.wiz.च्, छ्, ज्, झ् (c, ch, j, jh), and ञ् (ñ). The word च (ca) is used in the same sense in the Pratisakhya works.See the word च.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[Sanskrit to German]

Cavarga 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Cavarga (चवर्ग) [Also spelled chavarg]:—(nm) the 'cha' pentad of five palatal consonants in the Devnagri: script viz. [ca, cha, ja, jha] and [tra].

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Cavarga (ಚವರ್ಗ):—[noun] (gram.) the group of five palatals ಚ, ಛ, ಜ, ಝ [ca, cha, ja, jha] & ಞ.

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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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