Kavarga: 7 definitions


Kavarga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Kavarga (कवर्ग) refers to a group of letters. According to the Saṅgītaratnākara 4.60-61, the kavarga group is presided over by the deity named Bhauma (Maṅgala).

Natyashastra book cover
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Kavarga (कवर्ग).—The class of guttural consonants consisting of the five consonants क्, ख्, ग्, घ् ङ् (k, kh, g, gh ṅ)

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Kavarga (कवर्ग):—[=ka-varga] [from ka] a m. the gutturals (of which ka is the first letter), [Taittirīya-prātiśākhya; Siddhānta-kaumudī] (cf. varga.)

2) [=ka-varga] b m. the class of guttural letters, [Taittirīya-prātiśākhya] (cf. varga.)

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

Kavarga (कवर्ग) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kavagga.

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Kavarga 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kavarga (कवर्ग):—(nm) the ka-pentad of five soft-palatal consonants in the Devnagri: script, viz. [ka, kha, ga, gha, ṅa; ~rgīya] belonging to the ka-pentad.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kavarga (ಕವರ್ಗ):—[noun] the group of five consonants ಕ, ಖ, ಗ [ka, kha, ga] and ಙ.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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