Vaga, Vāgā: 11 definitions


Vaga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, biology. 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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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Vaga in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Albizia lebbeck Albizia lebbeck (L.)Benth. from the Mimosaceae (Touch-me-not) family. For the possible medicinal usage of vaga, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Vaga in India is the name of a plant defined with Albizia lebbeck in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Inga borbonica Hassk. (among others).

2) Vaga is also identified with Albizia odoratissima It has the synonym Acacia lomatocarpa DC. (etc.).

3) Vaga is also identified with Albizia procera It has the synonym Mimosa coriaria Blanco (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Chem. Pharm. Bull.
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Journal of Natural Products (1998)
· Phytochemistry
· Research Journal of Medicinal Plant (2007)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Vaga, for example diet and recipes, side effects, health benefits, chemical composition, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vaga (वग).—f Countenance, favor, support, patronage (as of great people): also influence or prevalence with them, interest.

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vāga (वाग).—m (vāgaviṇēṃ) Susceptibility or suitableness of carriage or conveyance, carriableness. Ex. āṭha- kīcā vāga Adaptation or demand to be carried by eight; a load for eight. 2 m f (vāgaṇēṃ) Living or moving at, in, or amongst. See under vāgaṇūka.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

vaga (वग).—f Countenance, favour. Influence, interest.

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vāga (वाग).—m Carriableness.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vāgā (वागा).—A bridle.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vaga (वग).—[, in Gaṇḍavyūha 105.22 sattva-vagasya, read sattvāva-gasya, and see avaga.]

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

Vāgā (वागा).—f.

(-gā) A bridle.

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

Vāgā (वागा):—f. a bridle, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] ([probably] [wrong reading] for valgā).

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

Vāgā (वागा):—(gā) 1. f. A bridle.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vaga 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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Vāgā (वागा):—n. a bridle;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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