Daghna: 6 definitions



Daghna 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daghna (दघ्न).—a. (-ghnī f.) A termination added to nouns in the sense of 'reaching to', 'as high or deep as'; ऊरुदघ्नेन पयसोत्तीर्य (ūrudaghnena payasottīrya) K.; कीलालव्यतिकरगुल्फदघ्नपङ्कः (kīlālavyatikaragulphadaghnapaṅkaḥ) (mārgaḥ) Māl.3.17; 5.14; Y.2.18.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Daghna (दघ्न).—[-dagh + na], latter part of comp. adj. Reaching to, e. g. stana-, to the breast, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 8324. aśva-, adj. Of a horse’s height, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 13, 28 Gorr.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Daghna (दघ्न).—([feminine] ā & ī) reaching up to, as tall as (—°).

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

Daghna (दघ्न):—[from dagh] mf(ā, ī)n. ifc. ([Pāṇini 4-1, 15; v, 2, 37]), ‘reaching up to’ cf. aṃsa-, aśva-, ā-, upa-kakṣa-, upastha-, ūru-, kaṇṭha-, kulpha-, gulpha-, jānu-, nābhi-, mukha-, stana-.

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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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