Ogana, Ogaṇa: 8 definitions


Ogana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Ogana in Gabon is the name of a plant defined with Xylopia aethiopica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Xylopicrum aethiopicum Kuntze (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Communications Agric. Applied Biol. Sci. (2005)
· J. Basic Clin. Physiol. Pharmacol. (2010)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2001)
· Pl. Bequaert. (1922)
· Fitoterapia (2003)
· Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève (1832)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Ogaṇa, (adj.) (Vedic ogaṇa with dial. o for ava) separated from the troop or crowd, standing alone, Vin. I, 80; J. IV, 432 = (gaṇaṃ ohīna C.). (Page 164)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ogaṇa (ओगण).—a.

1) United; महि व्राधन्त ओगणास इन्द्रः (mahi vrādhanta ogaṇāsa indraḥ) Ṛgveda 1. 89.15.

2) Solitary; despised, cast off by one's friends.

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

Ogaṇa (ओगण).—[adjective] standing alone, an outcast.

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

1) Ogaṇa (ओगण):—mfn. assembled, united ([Sāyaṇa]), [Ṛg-veda x, 89, 15.]

2) [according to] to some for avagaṇa = ‘lonely, forsaken, wretched, miserable’.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ogana 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

Ogaṇa (ओगण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kvaṇ.

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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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