Dhruvabhaga, Dhruvabhāga, Dhruva-bhaga: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhruvabhāga (ध्रुवभाग).—the unchangeable longitude of fixed stars.

Derivable forms: dhruvabhāgaḥ (ध्रुवभागः).

Dhruvabhāga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhruva and bhāga (भाग).

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

Dhruvabhāga (ध्रुवभाग):—[=dhruva-bhāga] [from dhruva] m. the unchangeable longitude of fixed stars, [Gaṇitādhyāya [Scholiast or Commentator]]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Dhruvabhāga (ध्रुवभाग):—m. = dhruvakabhāga Comm. zu [GAṆITĀDHY.,] [BHAGRAHAYUTI 1.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Dhruvabhāga (ध्रुवभाग):—m. = dhruvakabhāga.

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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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