Dirghadhvaga, Dīrghādhvaga, Dirgha-adhvaga: 6 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dīrghādhvaga (दीर्घाध्वग).—

1) a messenger, an express.

2) a camel.

Derivable forms: dīrghādhvagaḥ (दीर्घाध्वगः).

Dīrghādhvaga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dīrgha and adhvaga (अध्वग).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dīrghādhvaga (दीर्घाध्वग).—mfn.

(-gaḥ-gā-gaṃ) A letter carrier, a messenger, an express. m.

(-gaḥ) A camel. E. dīrgha long, adhvan a road, and ga who goes. dīrghamāyatamadhvānaṃ gacchati gama-ḍa . 6 ta0 .

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

1) Dīrghādhvaga (दीर्घाध्वग):—[=dīrghādhva-ga] [from dīrghādhva > dīrgha] mfn. going l° journeys

2) [v.s. ...] m. a camel, a letter-carrier or messenger, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Dīrghādhvaga (दीर्घाध्वग):—m.

1) Kamel.

2) Briefträger , Bote.

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