Nagi, Nāgī: 6 definitions

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Nagi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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India history and geography

Source: archive.org: Personal and geographical names in the Gupta inscriptions

Nāgī (नागी).—The word Nāgī seems to be a feminine name of the Nāga tribe meaning simply ‘a nāga woman’. Also see Nāgījoḍākakṣetra: a place-name classified as a kṣetra and mentioned in the Gupta inscription No. 52.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Nāgī (नागी):—[from nāga] a f. Name of a metre, [Colebrooke] (cf. above)

2) [from nāga] 1. nāgī f. of nāga.

3) [from nāga] 2. nāgī in [compound] for nāga. √

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Nāgī (नागी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ṇāgiṇī, Ṇāgī.

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Nagi in German

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Ṇāgī (णागी) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Nāgī.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nāgi (ನಾಗಿ):—[noun] = ನಾಗಿಣಿ [nagini].

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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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