Nagapancami, Nāgapañcamī, Naga-pancami, Nagapamcami: 8 definitions


Nagapancami means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Naga Panchami.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

[«previous next»] — Nagapancami in Hinduism glossary
Source: ACHC: Smarta Puja

Nāgapañcamī (नागपञ्चमी) refers to a religious rite (pūjā) or observance (vrata) occurring in the month Śrāvaṇa (July-August).—Nāga-pañcamī = worship of snakes on śukla-pañcamī.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nagapancami in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nāgapañcamī (नागपंचमी).—f (S) A festival, the fifth of the first fortnight of śrāvaṇa. On this day the Nag or serpent is worshiped.

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

nāgapañcamī (नागपंचमी).—f A festival, the fifth of the first fortnight of śrāvaṇa.

context information

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 dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nāgapañcamī (नागपञ्चमी).—

1) Name of a festival on the fifth day in the bright half of Śrāvaṇa.

2) the fifth day in the dark half of Āsāḍha.

Nāgapañcamī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nāga and pañcamī (पञ्चमी).

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

Nāgapañcamī (नागपञ्चमी):—[=nāga-pañcamī] [from nāga] f. a [particular] festival sacred to the Nāgas (the 5th day in the light half of month Śrāvaṇa or in the dark h° of m° Āṣāḍhā), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.; Religious Thought and Life in India 323]

[Sanskrit to German]

Nagapancami in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nagapancami in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nāgapaṃcami (ನಾಗಪಂಚಮಿ):—

1) [noun] the fifth day of the first fortnight in Śravaṇa, the fifth month in Hindu lunar calendar.

2) [noun] a festival observed on that day worshipping serpents.

context information

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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