Plavaga, Plava-ga: 9 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Plavaga (प्लवग).—

1) a monkey; स सेतुं बन्धयामास प्लवगैर्लवणाम्भसि (sa setuṃ bandhayāmāsa plavagairlavaṇāmbhasi) R.12.7.

2) a frog.

3) an aquatic bird, the diver.

4) the शिरीष (śirīṣa) tree.

5) Name of the sun's charioteer. °इन्द्रः (indraḥ) Hanumat; Bhāg. °राजः (rājaḥ) The monkey chief Sugrīva; राघवप्लवगराजयोरिव प्रेम युक्तमितरे- तराश्रयम् (rāghavaplavagarājayoriva prema yuktamitare- tarāśrayam) Kirātārjunīya 13.57.

- the sign of the zodiac called Virqo.

Derivable forms: plavagaḥ (प्लवगः).

Plavaga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms plava and ga (ग).

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

Plavaga (प्लवग).—m.

(-gaḥ) 1. A monkey, an ape. 2. A frog. 3. The charioteer of the sun. 4. A sort of bird, the diver. 3. A frog. E. plav leaping, and ga who goes, from gam with ḍa aff. “śirīṣavṛkṣe” .

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

Plavaga (प्लवग).—[plava-ga] (vb. gam), m. 1. A monkey, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 58, 13. 2. A frog.

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

Plavaga (प्लवग).—[masculine] frog or ape (lit. going by leaps).

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

1) Plavaga (प्लवग):—[=plava-ga] [from plava > plu] mfn. = plava mfn. (in [astrology]), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) [v.s. ...] m. ‘going by leaps or plunges’, a frog, [Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] a monkey, [Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

4) [v.s. ...] a sort of aquatic bird, the diver, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] Acacia Sirissa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] Name of the charioteer of the Sun, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] of a son of the Sun, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) Plavagā (प्लवगा):—[=plava-gā] [from plava-ga > plava > plu] f. the sign of the zodiac Virgo, [Varāha-mihira]

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

Plavaga (प्लवग):—[plava-ga] (gaḥ) 1. m. A monkey, an ape; a frog; the charioteer of the sun; a diving bird.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Plavaga (प्लवग) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pavaya.

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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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