Tiryagga, Tiryac-ga: 6 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Tiryagga 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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tiryagga (तिर्यग्ग).—an animal.

Derivable forms: tiryaggaḥ (तिर्यग्गः).

Tiryagga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tiryac and ga (ग). See also (synonyms): tiryañcaga.

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

Tiryagga (तिर्यग्ग).—i. e. tiryañc-ga, adj. 1. Moving crookedly, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 12, 6 Gorr. 2. Moving horizontally, [Suśruta] 1, 43, 7.

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

Tiryagga (तिर्यग्ग).—[adjective] going obliquely.

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

1) Tiryagga (तिर्यग्ग):—[=tiryag-ga] [from tiryag > tiraḥ] mf(ā)n. going obliquely or horizontally, [Suśruta i, 14, 1; ii, 1; iii, 9]

2) [v.s. ...] going towards the north or south, [Rāmāyaṇa (G) ii, 12, 6.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Tiryagga (तिर्यग्ग):—Adj. (f. ā) —

1) in die Quere — , wagerecht gehend.

2) nach Norden oder Süden gehend (Norden und Süden liegen dem nach Osten Gerichteten zur Seite).

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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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