Panigha, Pāṇigha, Pani-gha: 3 definitions


Panigha 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāṇigha (पाणिघ).—

1) a drummer; शिल्पिभिः पाणिघैः क्रुद्धः (śilpibhiḥ pāṇighaiḥ kruddhaḥ) Bk.6.113.

2) a workman, handicraftsman; cf. P.III.2.55.

Derivable forms: pāṇighaḥ (पाणिघः).

Pāṇigha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṇi and gha (घ).

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

Pāṇigha (पाणिघ).—m.

(-ghaḥ) 1. A drummer, one who plays on a tabor, &c, with his hands. 2. Playing upon a hand instrument. 3. A workman, a handicraftsman. E. pāṇi the hand, han to strike, ṭhak aff. and gha substituted for the root.

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

1) Pāṇigha (पाणिघ):—[=pāṇi-gha] [from pāṇi] m. ‘striking with the hand’, a drummer or one who plays upon any hand-instrument

2) [v.s. ...] a workman or handicraftsman, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. [Pāṇini 3-2, 55]).

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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. 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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