Dirgha, Dīrgha, Dīrghā: 33 definitions

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Dirgha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi, biology. 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.

Dirgha has 31 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Dirgh.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Dīrgha (दीर्घ):—

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

Dīrgha (दीर्घ):——

1) Adj. (f. ā) — a) lang , weitreichend (im Raume). dīrgham Adv. — b) lang , lange dauernd. dīrgham und dīrghatamam Adv. — c) prosodisch lang.

2) m. — a) *Kamel [Rājan 19,21.] — b) *Saccharum Sara oder eine verwandte Grasart. — c) *Shorea robusta. — d) ein langer Vocal. — e) Bez. des 5ten , 6ten , 7ten und 8ten Zodiakalbildes. — f) mystische Bez. des Lautes a. — g) Nomen proprium eines Fürsten. —

3) f. ā — a) ein länglicher See. — b) *eine der Heminonitis cordifolia verwandte Pflanze. — c) mystische Bez. des Lautes na. —

4) n. — a) *eine best. Grasart [Rājan 8,101.] — b) Name eines Sāman. prajāpaterdīrghe Du. [Ārṣeyabrāhmaṇa]

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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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