Nicaga, aka: Nica-ga, Nīcaga; 2 Definition(s)


Nicaga 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Nichaga.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nīcaga (नीचग).—a.

1) going downwards, descending (as a river); संयोजयति विद्यैव नीचगापि नरं सरित् । समुद्रमिव दुर्धर्षं नृपं भाग्यमतः परम् (saṃyojayati vidyaiva nīcagāpi naraṃ sarit | samudramiva durdharṣaṃ nṛpaṃ bhāgyamataḥ param) || H.

2) low, base, vile.

- a river.

-gam water.

Nīcaga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nīca and ga (ग).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nīcaga (नीचग).—mfn.

(-gaḥ-gā-gaṃ) Low, vile, base. n.

(-gaṃ) Water. f.

(-gā) A river. E. nīca low or deep, and ga who is going.

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