Namalinga, Nāmaliṅga, Naman-linga, Namalimga: 6 definitions


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 geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

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.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Namalinga in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Nāmaliṅga (नामलिङ्ग):—[=nāma-liṅga] n. the gender of nouns or a [work] treating there of [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Namalinga 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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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Nāmaliṃga (ನಾಮಲಿಂಗ):—[noun] = ನಾಮಪ್ರಕೃತಿ [namaprakriti].

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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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