Lainga, Laiṅga, Laimga: 7 definitions


Lainga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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

Laiṅga (लैङ्ग):—(von liṅga)

1) n. Titel eines Purāṇa und eines Upapurāṇa [Madhusūdanasarasvatī’s Prasthānabheda] in [Weber’s Indische Studien 1,18,10. 19.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 284.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 12,7,23.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa S. 659, Śloka 3.] Comm. zu [ŚVETĀŚV. Upakośā S. 259. 268.] [Oxforder Handschriften.8,a,2. 59,a,39. 65,a,40.] purāṇa [104,a,20. 270,b,35.] Vgl. liṅgapurāṇa . —

2) f. ī eine best. Schlingpflanze, = liṅginī [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma]

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Laiṅga (लैङ्ग):—adj. das grammatische Geschlecht betreffend: vidhi [Patañjali] [?a. a. O.2,360,b.]

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

Laiṅga (लैङ्ग):——

1) Adj. das grammatische Geschlecht betreffend.

2) f. ī eine best. Pflanze.

3) n. Tttel eines Purāṇa. ([Hemādri’s Caturvargacintāmaṇi 1,537,14]) und Upaprāṇa. Auch purāṇa n.

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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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