Angula, Aṅgula, Amgula: 29 definitions


Angula means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Aṅgula (अङ्गुल):—m.

1) Finger [RAMĀṆ.] zu [Amarakoṣa im Śabdakalpadruma] —

2) Daumen [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 592.] —

3) die Breite des Daumens (als Längenmaass) = 8 Gerstenkörner [Vācaspati] zu [Amarakoṣa im Śabdakalpadruma 12] Angula = 1 Vitasti (Spanne) [Amarakoṣa 2, 6, 2, 35] (vitastirdvādaśāṅgulaḥ). [24] Angula = [1] Hasta (die Entfernung vom Ellbogen bis zur Spitze des Mittelfingers) [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 887.] (caturviṃśatyaṅgulānāṃ hastaḥ); vgl. [BHAṬṬOTPALA] in [Weber’s Verzeichniss S. 245, Nalopākhyāna 3.] daśabhiraṅgulaiḥ [Mitākṣarā 140], ult. n. na hyaviddhaṃ tayorgātre babhūvāṅgulamantaram (? āṅgula) [Rāmāyaṇa 6, 20, 22.] śaṅkurdaśāṅgulaḥ [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 8, 271]; vgl. daśāṅgula . Die Grammatiker erwähnen aṅgula nur am Ende von bestimmten Zusammensetzungen und zwar als Substitut von aṅguli [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 4, 86. 114.] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 6, 19. 51. 57.] —

4) Name eines Ṛṣi = vātsyāyana, cāṇakya u. s. w. [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 854.] — Vgl. aṅguri, aṅgulaka, aṅguli, aṅguṣṭha .

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Aṅgula (अङ्गुल):—

3) vgl. [Weber’s Indische Studien 8, 432. 436.] kṛtrimaṃ ca tathā durgaṃ mitvā mitvātmano ṅgulaiḥ [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 49, 36.]

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Aṅgula (अङ्गुल):—

3) [Sūryasiddhānta 3, 1. 2. 5. 21. 28. 40. 4, 25. fg. 6, 2. 17. 10, 9. 13, 5.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Aṅgula (अङ्गुल):——

1) m. n. die Breite des Daumens als Längenmaass , = 1/24 Hasta [103,8.217,16.] = 14 Aṇu [Śulbasūtra 1,4,5.] —

2) *m. Finger , Daumen. *n. Finger des Elephantenrüssels [Galano's Wörterbuch] —

3) *m. Nomen proprium eines Ṛṣi , = Cāṇakya , = Kātyāyana ([Galano's Wörterbuch]).

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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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