Inga, Iṅgā, Iṅga: 12 definitions

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Inga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, biology. 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

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Iṅga (इङ्ग).—The same as इङ्ग्य (iṅgya). See below. The word इङ्ग (iṅga) is used for इङ्ग्य (iṅgya) in the Atharva Prātiśākhya cf. नीहारााददिष्वनि-ङगेयूत्तरपदे दीर्घं इघ्नेषु च (nīhārāाdadiṣvani-ṅageyūttarapade dīrghaṃ ighneṣu ca) A.Pr. III. 3.12.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

iṅgā (इंगा).—m A currier's instrument for smoothing leather. iṅgā phiraṇēṃ with vara of o. To be humbled and subdued by adversities.

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

iṅgā (इंगा).—n A currier's instrument for smooth- ing leather. iṅgā phiraṇēṃ Be humbled and subdued by adversities.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Iṅga (इङ्ग).—a.

1) Movable; त्वया सृष्टमिदं विश्वं यच्चेङ्गं यच्च नेङ्गति (tvayā sṛṣṭamidaṃ viśvaṃ yacceṅgaṃ yacca neṅgati) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.12.2.

2) Wonderful, surprising.

-gaḥ 1 A hint or sign.

2) An indication of a sentiment by gesture.

3) Knowledge.

-ṅgā A kind of counting.

-ṅgam the earth.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Iṅgā (इङ्गा).—a large number or method of computation: Lalitavistara 148.15; no v.l., but Mahāvyutpatti 7982, citing this Lalitavistara passage, iṭṭā; Tibetan for both gtan la ḥbebs pa (v.l. in Mahāvyutpatti gdan for gtan), which regularly = viniścaya; is it intended here to render the root iṅg in the sense of separation? Cf. the phonetic-grammatical use of the root, especially s.v. iṅgya in [Boehtlingk and Roth].

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

Iṅga (इङ्ग).—mfn.

(-ṅgaḥ-ṅgā-ṅgaṃ) 1. Moveable, locomotive. 2. Surprising, wonderful. m.

(-ṅgaḥ) 1. A hint or sign, an indication of sentiment by gesture, &c. 2. Knowledge. E. igi to go, affix ka.

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

Iṅga (इङ्ग).—i. e. iñj (cf. Bṛh. Ar. Up. 6, 4, 23, akin to ej and vij) + a, adj., f. , Moveable, Mahābhārata 3, 8756.

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

Iṅga (इङ्ग).—[adjective] movable.

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

1) Iṅga (इङ्ग):—[from iṅg] mfn. movable, locomotive, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] surprising, wonderful, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] m. a hint or sign, an indication of sentiment by gesture, knowledge, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Iṅgā (इङ्गा):—[from iṅga > iṅg] f. (with, [Buddhist literature]) a manner of counting, [Lalita-vistara]

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

Iṅga (इङ्ग):—(ṅgaḥ) 1. m. A hint; intimation. a. Moveable; surprising.

[Sanskrit to German]

Inga 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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