Namalinga, aka: Nāmaliṅga, Naman-linga; 2 Definition(s)
Namalinga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
India history and geogprahy
Nāma-liṅga.—(EI 15), a deity bearing the name of a person. Note: nāma-liṅga is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Nāmaliṅga (नामलिङ्ग).—gender of nouns. °अनुशासनम् (anuśāsanam) rules on the gender of nouns.
Derivable forms: nāmaliṅgam (नामलिङ्गम्).
Nāmaliṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nāman and liṅga (लिङ्ग).Source: DDSA: The practical 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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