Gajahvaya, Gaja-ahvaya, Gajāhvaya: 4 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gajāhvaya (गजाह्वय).—Name of Hastināpura; Bhāg.1. 15.38.

Derivable forms: gajāhvayam (गजाह्वयम्).

Gajāhvaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaja and āhvaya (आह्वय). See also (synonyms): gajāhva.

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

Gajāhvaya (गजाह्वय).—n.

(-yaṃ) Hastinapur, the ancient Dehli: see the preceding.

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

Gajāhvaya (गजाह्वय).—[neuter] = gajapura.

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

1) Gajāhvaya (गजाह्वय):—[from gaja > gaj] n. = jasāhv, [Mahābhārata iii, 279; Bhāgavata-purāṇa i, 15, 38]

2) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] the inhabitants of Hāstina-pura, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā xiv, 4.]

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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. 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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