Vihangama, Vihaṅgama, Vihaṅgamā, Vihamgama: 11 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Vihaṅgama (विहङ्गम).—A soldier of the giant Khara. This Khara who confronted Rāma and Lakṣmaṇa in Daṇḍakāraṇya (forest Daṇḍaka) had twelve army captains under him, including Vihaṅgama, (Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa, Araṇya Kāṇḍa, Sarga 26).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Vihaṅgamā (विहङ्गमा).—The gods of the epoch of the eleventh Manu.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 25; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 30.
1b) (Laukika) (1/1000) of the watery creatures.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 101. 200.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
vihaṅgama : (m.) a bird.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vihaṅgama, (adj.) (viha+gam) going through the air, flying; (m.) a bird A. II, 39; III, 43; Sn. 221, 606; Th. 1, 1108; J. I, 216; III, 255; DA. I, 125=DhsA. 141. (Page 642)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vihaṅgama (विहंगम).—m S (Traveling in the heavens.) A bird. Ex. jō śrṛṅgāravanīñcā vi0 jāṇa ||.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vihaṅgama (विहंगम).—m A bird (travelling in the heavens). vihaṅgamadṛṣṭī f A bird's eye- view.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-maḥ) A bird. f.
(-mā) A pole or yoke for carrying burdens. E. viha for vihāyas in the air, gam to go, aff. khac, whence the nasal is inserted; also with the final rejected, vihaṅga &c.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vihaṅgama (विहङ्गम):—[viha-ṅgama] (maḥ) 1. m. A bird. f. Pole for carrying burdens.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Vihaṃgama (विहंगम) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vihaṃgama.
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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Vihaṃgama (विहंगम) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Vihaṃgama.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Vihaṃgama (ವಿಹಂಗಮ):—[adjective] overall, but cursory (said of viewing).
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1) [noun] a bird (in gen.).
2) [noun] the sun.
3) [noun] the Sun-God.
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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Partial matches: Viha.
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