Gangadvara, Gaṅgādvāra, Ganga-dvara, Gamgadvara: 13 definitions


Gangadvara means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Gangadvara in Sanskrit glossary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Gaṅgādvāra (गङ्गाद्वार):—(ga + dvāra) n. das Thor der Gaṅgā, der Ort wo dieser Fluss aus den Vorhöhen des Gebirges in die Ebene eintritt, [Lassen’s Indische Alterthumskunde I, 50.] [Mahābhārata 1, 3865. 3, 8005. 8392. 13, 1700. 7652.] [Duaupadīpramātha 9, 24.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 62] (gaṅgadvāra).

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

Gaṅgādvāra (गङ्गाद्वार):—n. Nomen proprium einer Stadt [VP.².]

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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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