Nagaja, Naga-ja, Nagajā, Nāgaja: 8 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Portrayal of Animal Kingdom (Tiryaks) in Epics An Analytical study
Nagaja (नगज) (lit. “one who is in a mountain”) is a synonym (another name) for the Elephant (Gaja), according to scientific texts such as the Mṛgapakṣiśāstra (Mriga-pakshi-shastra) or “the ancient Indian science of animals and birds” by Hamsadeva, containing the varieties and descriptions of the animals and birds seen in the Sanskrit Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Nagaja (नगज).—a. produced in a mountain, mountain-born; Bhaṭṭikāvya 1.9.
-jaḥ an elephant.
Nagaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms naga and ja (ज).
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Nagajā (नगजा).—epithets of Pārvatī.
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1) red lead.
Derivable forms: nāgajam (नागजम्).
Nāgaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nāga and ja (ज).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) Mountain, mountaineer. m.
(-jaḥ) An elephant. E. naga a mountain, and ja born.
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(-jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) Produced by or of a Naga. &c. n.
(-jaṃ) 1. Red lead. 2. Tin. E. nāga lead, &c. and ja produced.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Nagaja (नगज):—[=na-ga-ja] [from na-ga] mfn. mountain-born, mountaineer
2) [v.s. ...] m. elephant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) Nagajā (नगजा):—[=na-ga-jā] [from naga-ja > na-ga] f. a kind of plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) Nāgaja (नागज):—[=nāga-ja] [from nāga] n. ‘born’, red lead, tin, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Nagaja (नगज):—[naga-ja] (jaḥ) 1. m. An elephant. a. Of a mountain, a mountaineer.
2) Nāgaja (नागज):—[nāga-ja] (jaṃ) 1. n. Idem. a. Of a Nāga or serpent; tin.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Nagaja (ನಗಜ):—[noun] an elephant.
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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