Parshvaga, aka: Pārśvaga, Parshva-ga; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Pārśvaga can be transliterated into English as Parsvaga or Parshvaga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pārśvaga (पार्श्वग).—a. being close to, standing by the side of.

Pārśvaga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pārśva and ga (ग). See also (synonyms): pārśvagama, pārśvacara, pārśvasthita.

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Pārśvaga (पार्श्वग).—an attendant, a servant; व्यादिदेश गणशोऽथ पार्श्वगान् कार्मुकाभिहरणाय मैथिलः (vyādideśa gaṇaśo'tha pārśvagān kārmukābhiharaṇāya maithilaḥ) R.11.43.

Derivable forms: pārśvagaḥ (पार्श्वगः).

Pārśvaga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pārśva and ga (ग).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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