Puraga, Pura-ga: 7 definitions


Puraga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puraga (पुरग).—a.

1) going to a town.

2) favourably inclined.

Puraga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pura and ga (ग).

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

Puraga (पुरग).—f.

(-gā) Adj. Favouribly inclined.

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

Puraga (पुरग).—i. e. probably puras -ga, adj. Inclined to, Mārk. P. 64, 3.

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

1) Puraga (पुरग):—[=pura-ga] [from pura > pur] mfn. (for puro-ga) inclined or disposed towards ([compound]), [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

2) Purāga (पुराग):—[=purā-ga] [from purā > pur] [gana] kṛśāśvādi (cf. pura-ga).

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Puraga 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

Pūraga (पूरग) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Pūraka.

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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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