Purogamin, Purogāmin, Puras-gamin: 3 definitions
Purogamin 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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) going before or in front.
2) chief, leading, a leader. (-m.) a dog.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Purogāmin (पुरोगामिन्).—mfn. (-mī-minī-mi) Going in front or before, preceding. m. (-mī) A dog. E. puras, and gāmin who goes.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Purogāmin (पुरोगामिन्):—[=puro-gāmin] [from puro > pur] mfn. going before, preceding
2) [v.s. ...] m. a leader or a dog, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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