Pingajata, Piṅgajaṭa, Pinga-jata: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Piṅgajaṭa (पिङ्गजट).—an epithet of Śiva.

Derivable forms: piṅgajaṭaḥ (पिङ्गजटः).

Piṅgajaṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms piṅga and jaṭa (जट).

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

Piṅgajaṭa (पिङ्गजट).—m.

(-ṭaḥ) Siva. E. piṅga tawny, and jaṭā braided hair.

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

Piṅgajaṭa (पिङ्गजट):—[=piṅga-jaṭa] [from piṅga > piñj] m. ‘having y°-braided hair’, Name of Śiva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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