Lagana, Lagaṇa: 6 definitions


Lagana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Lagaṇa.—(Chamba), fines. Note: lagaṇa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Lagana, & Laggana (nt.) (fr. lag) 1. adhering J. I, 46 (g.; V, 281); with gg: J. III, 202 (=saṅga); Nd2 p. 188 (s. v. nissita, in sequence l. , bandhana, palibodha); Miln. 105; DhA. III, 433.—2. slinging round, making fast VvA. 212. (Page 579)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

lagana (लगन).—n (lagna S through H) Marriage.

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lāgaṇa (लागण).—f (lāgaṇēṃ The being under tillage, tilledness. 2 Land under tillage. Used in this sense also in comp.; as lāgaṇajamīna, lāgaṇaśēta, lāgaṇa- vāvara. 3 An attack of or affectedness by a Pishach.

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

lāgaṇa (लागण).—f Land under tillage.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lagaṇa (लगण).—A particular disease of the eyelid.

Derivable forms: lagaṇaḥ (लगणः).

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

1) Lagaṇa (लगण):—m. a [particular] disease of the eyelid, [Suśruta]

2) Lagaṇā (लगणा):—[from lagaṇa] f. the heart pea, Cardiospermum Halicacabum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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