Vagga: 4 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Vagga means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vagga : (m.) a group; a party; chapter of a book. (adj.), dissociated; dissentious.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

1) Vagga, 2 (adj. -nt.) (vi+agga, Sk. vyagra; opposed to samagga) dissociated, separated; incomplete; at difference, dissentious Vin. I, 111 sq. 129, 160; IV, 53 (saṅgha); A. I, 70 (parisā); II, 240.—Instr. vaggena separately, secessionally, sectariously Vin. I, 161; IV, 37, 126.

2) Vagga, 1 (Vedic varga, fr. vṛj; cp. Lat. volgus & vulgus (=E. vulgar) crowd, people) 1. a company, section, group, party Vin. I, 58 (du°, ti°), 195 (dasa° a chapter of 10 bhikkhus).—2. a section or chapter of a canonical book DhA. I, 158 (eka-vagga-dvi-vagga-mattam pi); DhsA. 27.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Vagga (वग्ग) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Valg.

2) Vagga (वग्ग) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Varga.

3) Vagga (वग्ग) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Varga.

4) Vagga (वग्ग) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Vyagra.

5) Vagga (वग्ग) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Vālka.

6) Vaggā (वग्गा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Valgā.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vagga (ವಗ್ಗ):—[noun] a tiger (Panthera tigris).

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Vagga (ವಗ್ಗ):—

1) [noun] a group, class of people, animals or things.

2) [noun] a division of a book; a chapter.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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