Gurvangana, Gurvaṅganā, Guru-angana: 5 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gurvaṅganā (गुर्वङ्गना).—

1) the wife of a Guru.

2) A woman entitled to great respect.

Gurvaṅganā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms guru and aṅganā (अङ्गना).

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

Gurvaṅganā (गुर्वङ्गना) or Gurvvaṅganā.—f.

(-nā) 1. The wife of a Guru. 2. Any woman entitled to great respect. E. guru, and aṅganā a female.

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

Gurvaṅganā (गुर्वङ्गना).—[feminine] the teacher’s wife.

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

1) Gurvaṅganā (गुर्वङ्गना):—[=gurv-aṅganā] [from gurv > guru] f. = ru-dāra, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] any woman entitled to great respect, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Gurvaṅganā (गुर्वङ्गना):—[gurva-ṅganā] (nā) 1. f. Teacher’s wife.

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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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