Mekala, Mekalā, Mēkala: 14 definitions



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

Mekala (मेकल):—

1) m. a) pl. Nomen proprium eines Volkes [Mahābhārata 6, 348] [?(Viṣṇupurāṇa 186). 7, 122. 13, 2158. Harivaṃśa 11201. Rāmāyaṇa 4, 41, 14. Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 5, 39. 73. 14, 7. 16, 2.] mekalālayau(!) [Pariśiṣṭa des Atharvaveda] in [Weber’s Verzeichniss 93, 21.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 58, 14], wo mekalāmbaṣṭhāḥ zu lesen ist. Statt melaka [Mahābhārata 6, 2103. 3855] hat die ed. Bomb. richtig mekala . — b) Nomen proprium eines Berges [Viṣṇupurāṇa 186,] [Nalopākhyāna 18.] prabhavaścaiva śoṇaḥ [Harivaṃśa 12827.] [Rāmāyaṇa 4, 40, 20.] Vgl. mekalādri, mekalakanyakā u. s. w. —

2) f. ā Nomen proprium eines Flusses, = mekalakanyakā [Viṣṇupurāṇa 186,] [Nalopākhyāna 18.]

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

Mekala (मेकल):——

1) m. Nomen proprium — a) Pl. eines Volkes. — b) Pl. einer Dynastie [Viṣṇupurāṇa 4,24,17.] — c) eines Ṛṣi (?). Vaters des Flusses Narmadā [Wilson's Uebersetzung des Viṣṇupurāṇa 2,160.] — d) eines Berges. —

2) f. ā — a) Beiname des Flusses Narmadā. — b) Nomen proprium einer Stadt [Wilson's Uebersetzung des Viṣṇupurāṇa 4,64.214.fgg.]

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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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