Nagalata, aka: Nāgalatā, Naga-lata; 4 Definition(s)
Nagalata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.
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nāgalatā : (f.) the betel creeper.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Nāgalatā refers to: =rukkha J. I, 80 (the Buddha’s toothpick made of its wood), 232; DhA. II, 211 (°dantakaṭṭha toothpick);
Note: nāgalatā is a Pali compound consisting of the words nāga and latā.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
1) the penis.
2) the piper betel.
Nāgalatā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nāga and latā (लता).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-tā) The penis. E. nāga a snake, and latā a creeper.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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