Nagahvaya, Nāgāhvaya: 5 definitions


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

Nāgāhvaya (नागाह्वय).—name of a teacher (= Nāgārjuna?): Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 286.13; Mahāvyutpatti 3475.

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

Nāgāhvaya (नागाह्वय).—[adjective] & [neuter] = nāgasāhvaya.

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

1) Nagāhvaya (नगाह्वय):—[from na-ga] m. Name of a man, [Mahābhārata iv, 1294.]

2) Nāgāhvaya (नागाह्वय):—[from nāga] n. (with pura) = [preceding] n. (cf. nāga-sāv), [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] m. a kind of plant, [Rāmāyaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of Tathāgata-bhadra, [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 (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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