Nagapati, Naga-pati, Nāgapati: 7 definitions



Nagapati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nagapati (नगपति).—

1) the Himālaya mountain. भजामस्त्वां गौरीं नगपतिकिशोरीमविरतम् (bhajāmastvāṃ gaurīṃ nagapatikiśorīmaviratam) A. L.3.

2) the moon (as the lord of plants and herbs).

Derivable forms: nagapatiḥ (नगपतिः).

Nagapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms naga and pati (पति).

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Nāgapati (नागपति).—an epithet of (1) Airāvata. (2) Śesa.

Derivable forms: nāgapatiḥ (नागपतिः).

Nāgapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nāga and pati (पति).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Nagapati (नगपति).—m.

(-tiḥ) Himalaya, the personified range of snowy mountains dividing India from Tartary, &c. E. naga mountain, and pati lord.

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

Nāgapati (नागपति).—[masculine] leader or king of the serpents.

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

1) Nagapati (नगपति):—[=na-ga-pati] [from na-ga] m. ‘m°-chief’, the Himālaya, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Nāgapati (नागपति):—[=nāga-pati] [from nāga] m. a serpent-chief, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Nagapati (नगपति):—(naga + pa) m. der Fürst der Berge, der Himālaya [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 3, 1.]

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Nāgapati (नागपति):—(1. nāga + pati) m. Schlangenfürst [Harivaṃśa 14742.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 23, 74.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Nagapati (नगपति):—m. Beiname der Himālaya.

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Nāgapati (नागपति):—m. Schlangenfürst [69,17.]

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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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