Golangula, Golāṅgūla, Golāṅgūlā: 7 definitions

Introduction

Golangula means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous (G) next»] — Golangula in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Golāṅgūla (गोलाङ्गूल).—A Vānara chief.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 244.

1b) Born of Pulaha—a Vānara tribe.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 175.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Golāṅgūlā (गोलाङ्गूला) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.60.62) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Golāṅgūlā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous (G) next»] — Golangula in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gōlāṅgula (गोलांगुल).—m S A kind of monkey, described as of a black color and having a tail like a cow's tail. Ex. niḷyāñcē mayura dhāvati || ratnāñciṃ gōlāṅgulēṃ nācati ||.

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gōḷāṅgūḷa (गोळांगूळ).—m n (Properly gōlāṅgūla) A kind of monkey.

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

gōlāṅgula (गोलांगुल).—m A kind of monkey.

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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-English dictionary

[«previous (G) next»] — Golangula in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Golāṅgūla (गोलाङ्गूल).—m.

(-laḥ) A kind of monkey, described as of a black colour, and having a tail like a cow. E. go a cow, and lāṅgūla a tail.

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

1) Golāṅgula (गोलाङ्गुल):—[=go-lāṅgula] [from go] m. for gūla (q.v.) a kind of monkey, [Mahābhārata iii, 16272; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) Golāṅgūla (गोलाङ्गूल):—[=go-lāṅgūla] [from go] m. (= -puccha) ‘cow-tailed’, a black kind of monkey, [Mahābhārata i, 2628; Rāmāyaṇa]

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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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