Garj: 8 definitions


Garj means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Garj (गर्ज्).—1 P., 1 U. (garjati, garjayati-te, garjita

1) To roar, growl; garjan hariḥ sāmbhasi śailakuñje Bhaṭṭikāvya 2.9;15.21; raṇe na garjanti vṛthā hi śūrāḥ Rām.; hṛṣṭo garjati cātidarpitabalo duryodhano vā śikhī Mṛcchakaṭika 5.6.

2) To emit a deep or thundering sound, thunder; yadi garjati vāridharo garjatu tannāma niṣṭhurāḥ puruṣāḥ Mṛcchakaṭika 5. 32 (and in several other verses of the same Act); गर्जति शरदि न वर्षति वर्षति वर्षासु निःस्वनो मेघः (garjati śaradi na varṣati varṣati varṣāsu niḥsvano meghaḥ) Udb.

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

Garj (गर्ज्).—[garja] r. 10th cl. (garjayati) To sound. r. 1st cl. (garjati) To emit a deep or full sound, to sound as distant thunder, to roar as a lion, &c.

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

Garj (गर्ज्).—i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] To roar, [Pañcatantra] 9, 8. garjita, n. 1. Roaring, Mahābhārata 3, 12137. 2. Thunder, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 35. With anu anu, To roar after, Mahābhārata 7, 1714. anugarjita, n. The echo of a roar, [Kumārasaṃbhava, (ed. Stenzler.)] 6, 40.

— With abhi abhi, To roar at, Mahābhārata 7, 5484. abhigarjita, n. A wild challenging roar, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 14, 1.

— With samabhi sam-abhi, To roar at, Mahābhārata 5, 5635.

— With pari pari, To roar, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 28, 17 (garjatīm, anom. instead of garjantīm, on account of the metre).

— With pra pra, To begin to roar, Mahābhārata 1, 1419.

— With prati prati, To roar at, Mahābhārata 5, 2048.

— With vi vi, To roar, Mahābhārata 6, 610.

— With sam sam, To roar at, Mahābhārata 7, 5908.

— Cf. probably

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

Garj (गर्ज्).—garjati (garjate) roar, growl, hum, rave, thunder, chatter (of birds); brag, boast.

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

1) Garj (गर्ज्):—[class] 1. [Parasmaipada] garjati (perf. jagarja, [Rāmāyaṇa]; [Aorist] agarjīt, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]; p. garjat, or jamāna, [Mahābhārata; Pañcatantra i, 23/24]), to emit a deep or full sound, sound as distant thunder, roar, thunder, growl, [Mahābhārata etc.];

2) cf. [Latin] garrio; Old [German] kurran, krago, kragil, krachōn, gellan, kallōn, kallari; [modern] [German] quarren, girren.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Garj (गर्ज्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Gajja, Ghuḍukka, Ḍikka, Ḍhikka.

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Garj in German

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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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