Ekangi, Ēkāṅgī, Ekāṅgī: 4 definitions



Ekangi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ēkāṅgī (एकांगी).—a Of one side only--chintzes, silks, velvet &c.: of one color on one side and an inferior color on the other. 2 Sufficing only for one person--a couch, sleeping-mat &c. 3 Of but one qualification, talent, or shift. 4 R Spare, slim, slender.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ēkāṅgī (एकांगी).—a Of one side only–chintzes &c. of but one qualification, talent &c. One-sided.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Ekāṅgī (एकाङ्गी):—[from ekāṅga > eka] f. a particular perfume, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ekangi in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) partial; biassed; one-sided..—ekangi (एकांगी) is alternatively transliterated as Ekāṃgī.

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