Svarganga, aka: Svargaṅgā, Svar-ganga; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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svargaṅgā (स्वर्गंगा).—f S The Ganges of heaven, the galaxy.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Svarganga in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Svargaṅgā (स्वर्गङ्गा).—

1) the celestial Ganges.

2) the galaxy or milky way.

Svargaṅgā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms svar and gaṅgā (गङ्गा). See also (synonyms): svarāpagā.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Svargaṅgā (स्वर्गङ्गा).—f.

(-ṅgā) The Ganges of heaven. E. svar heaven, gaṅgā the Ganges.

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