Vanagahana, Vana-gahana: 8 definitions

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Introduction:

Vanagahana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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

[«previous next»] — Vanagahana in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vanagahana : (nt.) a jungle thicket.

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

Vanagahana refers to: jungle thicket Vism. 647 (in simile).

Note: vanagahana is a Pali compound consisting of the words vana and gahana.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vanagahana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vanagahana (वनगहन).—a thicket, the thick part of a forest; इति चालयन्नचलसानुवनगहनजानुमापतिः (iti cālayannacalasānuvanagahanajānumāpatiḥ) |

Derivable forms: vanagahanam (वनगहनम्).

Vanagahana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vana and gahana (गहन).

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

Vanagahana (वनगहन).—n.

(-naṃ) A thicket. E. vana, and gahana the same.

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

Vanagahana (वनगहन).—[neuter] thicket of a wood.

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

Vanagahana (वनगहन):—[=vana-gahana] [from vana > van] n. the depth or thick part of a forest, [Pañcatantra]

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

Vanagahana (वनगहन):—[vana-gahana] (naṃ) 1. n. A thicket.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Vanagahana (वनगहन):—n. Dickicht [Pañcatantra 87, 6. 96, 5. 114, 8. 228, 13.]

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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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