Gaganadhvaga, Gaganādhvaga, Gagana-adhvaga, Gagaṇādhvaga: 6 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gaganādhvaga (गगनाध्वग) or Gagaṇādhvaga (गगणाध्वग).—

1) the sun.

2) a planet.

3) a celestial being.

Derivable forms: gaganādhvagaḥ (गगनाध्वगः), gagaṇādhvagaḥ (गगणाध्वगः).

Gaganādhvaga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gagana and adhvaga (अध्वग).

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

Gagaṇādhvaga (गगणाध्वग).—m.

(-gaḥ) 1. The sun. 2. A planet. 3. A heavenly spirit. E. gagaṇa the sky, adhvan a road, and ga who goes.

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

1) Gaganādhvaga (गगनाध्वग):—[from gagana] m. ‘wandering in the sky’, the sun, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a planet, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] a celestial spirit, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Gagaṇādhvaga (गगणाध्वग):—[gagaṇā-dhva-ga] (gaḥ) 1. m. The sun; a planet; a heavenly spirit.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Gaganādhvaga (गगनाध्वग):—m.

1) die Sonne.

2) ein Planet.

3) ein himmlisches Wesen.

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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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