Viyadganga, Viyadgaṅgā, Viyat-ganga: 4 definitions


Viyadganga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

viyadgaṅgā (वियद्गंगा).—f S (The Ganges of heaven.) The galaxy or milky way.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viyadgaṅgā (वियद्गङ्गा).—

1) the heavenly Ganges.

2) the galaxy.

Viyadgaṅgā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viyat and gaṅgā (गङ्गा).

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

Viyadgaṅgā (वियद्गङ्गा).—f.

(-ṅgā) The Ganges or river of heaven. E. viyat heaven, gaṅgā the river.

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

Viyadgaṅgā (वियद्गङ्गा):—[=viyad-gaṅgā] [from viyad > vi-yat] f. the heavenly Ganges id est. the galaxy, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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